Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue; prohibition. (SB217)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

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 »

Status

01/03/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103101D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/10/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB217)
01/18/2018Committee substitute printed 18105433D-S1
01/18/2018Continued to 2019 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB270.