Animal care; adequate shelter, exposure to heat or cold. (HB1625)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)

Progress

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

Description

Animal care; adequate shelter; exposure to heat or cold. Provides that the definition of "adequate shelter" includes the provision of shelter that protects the animal from exposure to heat or cold. Current law requires such shelter to protect the animal from the adverse effects of heat or cold. Amends § 3.2-6500, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

10/23/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
10/23/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100436D
10/23/2018Committee
10/23/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Comments

Bill T Peabody writes:

people are leaving animals on screened porches- hit them w big fat fines.
Or chain the owners on the porch.
Enforcement is at county/city level,but state should encourage them.

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