Barking dog ordinances; locality may require parties to use mediation in resolving dispute. (HB914)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Barking dog ordinances; mediation.  Provides that in any ordinance that regulates barking dogs, a locality may include provisions that require parties to use mediation or arbitration as an initial step in resolving a dispute. Read the Bill »


03/08/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102937D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/11/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 3-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB914E
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10102937D-E
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (79-Y 19-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (79-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
03/02/2010Rereferred from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/03/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/08/2010Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 20 seconds.