Trespass by hunters using dogs; penalty. (HB1329)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg) with support from co-patron Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)

Progress

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

Description

Trespass by hunters using dogs; penalty. Punishes as a Class 3 misdemeanor the intentional release by a person of hunting dogs on the lands of another to hunt without the consent of the landowner. The bill punishes a second or subsequent offense committed within three years as a Class 1 misdemeanor and provides for the revocation of the person's hunting license for a period of one year upon conviction. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Committee
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104236D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/28/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1329)
02/01/2016Assigned to sub: Natural Resources
02/01/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2016Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/25/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Read third time
03/01/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Enrolled
03/02/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1329ER)
03/02/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1329ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/05/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/05/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/16
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 373 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0373)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0373)

Comments

gene long writes:

As a landowner,I would like to see this bill become law!Also would like to see the trespass law changed that would not allow someone to come on my land to retrieve dogs without my premission!