Vicious dogs; law-enforcement officer, etc., to apply to a magistrate for a summons, etc. (SB279)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Vicious dogs. Authorizes a law-enforcement officer or animal control officer to apply to a magistrate for a summons for a vicious dog if such officer is located in either the jurisdiction where the vicious dog resides or in the jurisdiction where the vicious dog committed one of the acts set forth in the definition. The bill also requires any evidentiary hearing or appeal to be held not less than 30 days from the date of the summons or appeal, unless good cause is found by the court. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101323D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

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