Comprehensive animal care; enforceable under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. (SB114)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive animal care; enforceable under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Subjects certain animal care statutes to enforcement under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (§ 59.1-196 et seq.). These statutes relate to the posting of information about dogs, and written notice of consumer remedies required to be provided by pet shops, pet dealers, and animal boarding establishments. Read the Bill »


02/19/2020: Subcommittee Recommends Passing the Bill


12/13/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100932D
12/13/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB114)
01/15/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
01/21/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20105940D-S1
01/23/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105940D-S1
01/24/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB114S1
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB114S1)
01/27/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/13/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
02/19/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)

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