Hunting dogs, falcons, hawks, or owls; retrieving on posted lands. (HB1331)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retrieving hunting dogs, falcons, hawks, or owls. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of trespassing or trespassing to hunt, fish, or trap on posted lands from going on prohibited lands to retrieve a hunting dog, falcon, hawk, or owl without the written permission of the landowner or his agent. A violation of the provisions of the bill is a Class 4 misdemeanor and a person found guilty shall have the allowance to retrieve revoked for five years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103697D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/31/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1331)
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment(s) (13-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB1331E
02/14/2022Printed as engrossed 22103697D-E
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (57-Y 43-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (57-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1331E)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
03/01/2022Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

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