Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue; prohibition. (HB270)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), and Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue; prohibition. Authorizes localities to adopt ordinances prohibiting the sale in a pet shop of any dog or cat that was not obtained from a Virginia releasing agency or a nonprofit animal rescue organization. The bill provides that a violation of the ordinance shall be a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amends § 3.2-6545, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2018Committee
01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102649D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB270)
01/15/2018Assigned ACNRsub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2018Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB217.