Dogs and cats; procurement for research. (HB255)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Procurement of dogs and cats for research. Prohibits any state entity, including a public institution of higher education, from procuring dogs or cats for research purposes from a person or entity that has received certain citations pursuant to the federal Animal Welfare Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104113D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB255)
01/31/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 2-N)
02/15/2022Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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