VA HB2417 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 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 (Introduced) [HTML]


Financing of dogs and cats prohibited. Prohibits financial institutions, access partners, or covered persons, as defined in relevant law, from offering, arranging, brokering, negotiating, placing, finding, or servicing in Virginia any type of loan, credit, or financing agreement for the financing, rental, lease, sale, or other transfer of a dog or cat. Current law prohibits financial institutions from offering a loan or financing agreement for the rental, lease, or sale of a dog or cat where the animal is subject to repossession upon default under the terms of the financing agreement. The bill also adds the financing of a dog or cat to a Virginia consumer as a prohibited activity. Current law prohibits the rental or leasing of a dog or cat to a Virginia consumer.

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Dogs and cats; financing for rental, sale, etc., prohibited.



2023-02-07HouseLeft in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-20HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
2023-01-18HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-18HousePresented and ordered printed 23103735D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
326513.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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