Wildlife; persons permitted or authorized by DGIF may provide care. (SB413)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Wildlife rehabilitators. Exempts certain persons who provide care to wildlife under a permit issued by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries from the requirement to be a licensed veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician to provide such care. This exemption covers (i) persons holding a wildlife rehabilitator permit from the Department, (ii) persons holding a permit to possess wildlife for educational or scientific purposes, (iii) persons or organizations holding a permit to possess or confine for recreational or commercial activities, and (iv) persons holding a permit to interact with captive or free-ranging wildlife for purposes authorized by the Department. Amends § 54.1-3801, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100559D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/13/2014Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N)
01/13/2014Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB413)
01/23/2014Committee substitute printed 14104380D-S1
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read second time
01/29/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104380D-S1
01/29/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB413S1
01/30/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB413S1)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/19/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Read second time
02/21/2014Read third time
02/21/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/21/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Enrolled
02/25/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB413ER)
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB413ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 626 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)

Video

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 40 seconds.