Pet shops, dealers, and dog breeders; employees convicted of animal abuse, penalty. (SB1412)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Pet shops, dealers, and dog breeders; employees convicted of animal cruelty; penalty. Prohibits any person from serving as an owner, director, officer, manager, operator, member of staff, or animal caregiver for a pet shop, dealer, or commercial dog breeder if such person has been convicted of animal cruelty. The bill prohibits pet shops from selling or giving for adoption a dog without first obtaining a signed statement from the purchaser or adopter that such person has never been convicted of animal cruelty. A violation of any such requirement is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »

Status

03/24/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100834D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1412)
01/25/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103465D-S1
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103465D-S1
01/29/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1412S1
02/01/2021Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1412S1)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/09/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
02/17/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/17/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read second time
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed by for the day
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Motion to pass by Amendments by Delegate Wilt agreed to
02/23/2021Passed House (67-Y 28-N)
02/23/2021VOTE: Passage (67-Y 28-N)
02/25/2021Enrolled
02/25/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1412ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1412ER)
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/24/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 339 (effective 7/1/21)
03/24/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0339)

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