Big game hunting; guaranteed kills prohibited, penalty. (SB774)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon) with support from co-patron Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)

Progress

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

Description

Big game hunting; guaranteed kills prohibited; penalty. Prohibits offering for sale, selling, offering to purchase, or purchasing a hunt guaranteeing the killing of a deer, bear, or wild turkey. The bill does not prevent a landowner from leasing land for hunting. A violation is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor; when the aggregate of such sales or purchases, or any combination thereof, by any person totals $500 or more during any 90-day period, such violation is punishable as a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104094D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/10/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB774)
01/14/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Passed by for the day
01/20/2020Passed by for the day
01/21/2020Passed by for the day
01/22/2020Floor substitute printed 20106173D-S1 (Chafin)
01/22/2020Read second time
01/22/2020Committee amendment rejected
01/22/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/22/2020Substitute by Senator Chafin agreed to 20106173D-S1
01/22/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB774S1
01/23/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB774S1)
01/23/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB774S1)
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: Natural Resources
02/19/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/19/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB774ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB774ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 631 (effective 7/1/20)
04/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0631)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.