Coyotes; county or city ordinances, permits hunting with a rifle caliber larger than .22 rimfire. (SB367)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hunting of coyotes; county or city ordinances. Adds the hunting of coyotes to the list of firearm-hunting topics about which a county or city is authorized to adopt ordinances. Current law allows the governing body of a county or city to adopt ordinances prohibiting hunting with certain types of shotguns, permitting groundhog hunting under certain conditions, permitting hunting with muzzleloaders, and specifying permissible ammunition types. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100866D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB367)
01/28/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Read second time
02/02/2016Reading of amendment waived
02/02/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB367E
02/02/2016Printed as engrossed 16100866D-E
02/03/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Placed on Calendar
02/05/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB367E)
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/17/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Read second time
02/19/2016Read third time
02/19/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/19/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB367ER)
02/22/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB367ER)
02/22/2016Signed by President
02/22/2016Signed by Speaker
02/22/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/22/16
02/22/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 29, 2016
02/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 64 (effective 7/1/16)
02/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0064)