Animal care; adoption of regulations permitting non-commercial intrastate transportation by officer. (SB249)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Animal care; transport; regulations. Requires the adoption of regulations that permit the non-commercial, intrastate transportation of animals by law-enforcement officers, animal control officers, and releasing agencies by vehicles that are not enclosed, provided that (i) the primary enclosure is affixed to the vehicle; (ii) the primary enclosure is compliant with specifications set out in the federal Animal Welfare regulations; (iii) the duration of transport does not exceed two hours; and (iv) the animal is protected from the elements during transport. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103432D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB249)
01/20/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/24/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
03/01/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
03/03/2010Continued to 2011 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
12/03/2010Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources