Killing of nuisance species; authorizes shooting, etc., from a stationary automobile. (HB1696)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Killing of nuisance species from an automobile. Authorizes killing a nuisance species on private property by the owner of such property or his designee from a stationary automobile or other stationary vehicle. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/11/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101583D
12/11/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/09/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1696)
01/23/2019Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read first time
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB1696E
01/28/2019Printed as engrossed 19101583D-E
01/29/2019Read third time and passed House (69-Y 30-N)
01/29/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/04/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1696E)
02/07/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read third time
02/12/2019Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1696ER)
02/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1696ER)
02/14/2019Signed by Speaker
02/14/2019Signed by President
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/18/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 18, 2019
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
02/27/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 151 (effective 7/1/19)
02/27/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0151)


Ben writes:

This is not okay chief