Impeding hunting; unlawful for person to put out bait or salt for wildlife in place used by hunters. (HB486)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Impeding hunting.  Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly and intentionally encourage or enable a violation of the baiting law by putting out bait or salt in a place used or occupied by hunters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101862D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Read first time
01/22/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB486)
01/25/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2010Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/24/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
03/01/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Placed on Calendar
03/05/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB486ER)
03/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB486ER)
03/12/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 626 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)