HB212: Veterinary establishments; regulations, presentation of a deceased companion animal.

HOUSE BILL NO. 212

Offered January 13, 2016
Prefiled December 28, 2015
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 54.1-3804.2, relating to veterinary establishments; regulations; presentation of a deceased companion animal.
Patron-- LeMunyon

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 54.1-3804.2 as follows:

§ 54.1-3804.2. Regulations; presentation of a deceased companion animal.

The Board shall adopt regulations applicable to full-service establishments where veterinary medicine is practiced requiring an acceptable method of presentation of a deceased companion animal to its owner. Such method shall include the use of an appropriate container.