Cruelty to animals with intent to intimidate or threaten a household member; penalty. (SB1276)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Cruelty to animals with intent to intimidate or threaten a household member; penalty. Makes any violation relating to cruelty to an animal a Class 6 felony when such violation is carried out with the intent to threaten, intimidate, coerce, harass, or terrorize a family or household member. Amends § 3.2-6570, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100721D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/08/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1276)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources committee on 01/17/2019. It meets on Thursday, 1/2 hour after adjournment—Senate Room B.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2642.

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