Fox hunting; establishes special license for hunting on horseback with hounds but without firearms. (SB145)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special fox hunting license. Establishes a special $10 license for hunting foxes with hounds but without firearms. The license exempts the licensee from the requirement that he complete a hunter education program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100918D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/09/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB145)
01/09/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/14/2014Read second time
01/14/2014Reading of amendments waived
01/14/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/14/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB145E
01/14/2014Printed as engrossed 14100918D-E
01/15/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Placed on Calendar
01/20/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB145E)
02/19/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Read second time
02/21/2014Passed by for the day
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Amendment by Delegate Webert agreed to
02/24/2014Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2014Passed House with amendment (95-Y 3-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB145ER)
02/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB145ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/03/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/22/2014Placed on Calendar
04/23/2014Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014House concurred in Governor's recommendation (91-Y 2-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 2-N)
04/23/2014G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/23/2014Reenrolled bill text (SB145ER2)
04/23/2014Signed by President as reenrolled
04/23/2014Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/23/2014Enacted, Chapter 798 (effective 7/1/14)
04/23/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0798)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.