Public animal shelters; notice to euthanize. (SB310)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Public animal shelters; notice to euthanize. Requires each public animal shelter to adopt a policy under which it waits a certain number of days before euthanizing a dog or cat when a person has notified the shelter of his intent to adopt or take custody of the animal. The shelter must make reasonable efforts to accomplish the release of the animal but is not required hold the animal if it has reason to believe that the animal has seriously injured a human or the animal meets certain other specified conditions for euthanasia. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101026D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB310)
01/21/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
01/30/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB310)
02/04/2020Committee substitute printed 20107287D-S1
02/04/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/06/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB310S1)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107287D-S1
02/11/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/11/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB310ES1
02/11/2020Printed as engrossed 20107287D-ES1
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB310ES1)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture

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