Police animals; killing or injuring, penalty. (HB2307)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland) with support from co-patrons Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), and Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Requires a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of six months for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Department of Corrections while such animal is performing its lawful duties or is being kept in a kennel, pen, or stable while off duty. The bill also provides that such punishment shall be separate and apart from, and shall be made to run consecutively with, any other sentence. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103973D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2307)
01/18/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1675.

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