Animal shelters; confinement and disposition of animals. (HB1279)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)

Progress

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

Description

Animal shelters; confinement and disposition of animals. Increases from five to 10 the number of days an animal confined by a public or private animal shelter or releasing agency shall be kept prior to disposal of the animal unless sooner claimed by the rightful owner. The bill also increases from five to 10 the number of additional days such animal shall be held if the owner or custodian of the shelter determines that the animal has a collar, tag, license, tattoo, or other form of identification. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101926D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1279)
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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