Slingbow hunting; authorizes use to hunt small and big game. (HB1938)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Progress

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

Description

Slingbow hunting; license. Authorizes the use of a slingbow to hunt small and big game when a hunter is licensed to hunt with a bow and arrow. Amends § 15.2-1209, § 15.2-916, § 18.2-285, § 18.2-286, § 29.1-303.3, § 29.1-306, § 29.1-519, § 29.1-521, § 29.1-521.2, § 29.1-524, § 29.1-525, § 29.1-528.1, § 29.1-549, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103783D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1938)
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Read second time
02/03/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1938E
02/03/2017Printed as engrossed 17103783D-E
02/03/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1938E)
02/06/2017Read third time and passed House (94-Y 3-N)
02/06/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2017Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Enrolled
02/24/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1938ER)
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1938ER)
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/28/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB1938ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 530 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)

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 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

IN ALL SERIOUSNESS LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE TIME HONORED TRADITION OF DOG HUNTING HAS SOME PROBLEMS. THERE ARE SOME BAD ACTORS, AND I'M VERY WELL AWARE OF THEM, I'VE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH SOME OF THEM. [LAUGHTER] BUT IN MARK CHAPTER 12, JESUS TELLS US -- IN ALL SERIOUSNESS. HOUSE COME TO ORDER, WE'RE GETTING TO THE GOOD PART NOW. [LAUGHTER] IN MARK CHAPTER 12, JESUS TELLS US TO LOVE OUR NEIGHBORS. IN THIS BILL, IT DOES NOT ACCOMPLISH THAT.