Snare traps; prohibits use of traps to hunt/kill game animal during deer hunting seas. east of I-95. (SB492)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Snare traps; prohibition. Prohibits the use of snare traps to hunt or kill game animals east of Interstate 95 during deer hunting season. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100901D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB492)
01/25/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Read second time
01/28/2022Reading of amendment waived
01/28/2022Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB492E
01/28/2022Printed as engrossed 22100901D-E
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB492E)
01/31/2022Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/21/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
03/02/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/02/2022Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
03/08/2022Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB1176.

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