VA HB2000 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-07 - Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Pending: House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Procurement of dogs and cats for research; public institutions of higher education. Permits public institutions of higher education to purchase or otherwise acquire dogs and cats for use in research, experimentation, or testing from any person or company only if the State Veterinarian or his assistant has inspected such person or company and has determined that no violations of state law regarding the care, control, or protection of or property rights in animals have occurred.

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Higher educational institutions, public; procurement of dogs and cats for research.


Roll Calls

2023-01-18 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 2-N) (Y: 8 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-07HouseLeft in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-18HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 2-N)
2023-01-17HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100503D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
326593.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments