Animal Cruelty Conviction List; established. (SB32)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Animal Cruelty Conviction List established. Requires the Superintendent of State Police to establish and maintain by 2020 an Animal Cruelty Conviction List that shall be available to the public on the website of the Department of State Police. The list shall include the names of persons convicted of certain felony animal cruelty offenses on or after July 1, 2018. The bill requires persons convicted of any such offense to pay a fee of $50 per conviction to fund the maintenance of the list. The bill requires the State Police to remove a person from the list 15 years after his information is listed if he has no additional felony conviction of a relevant animal cruelty offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/20/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101119D
11/20/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/11/2018Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2018Committee substitute printed 18105001D-S1
01/11/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/11/2018Incorporates SB212 (Stuart)
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB32S1)
01/24/2018Continued to 2019 in Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Finance