VA HB79 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 6 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-06 - Committee Referral Pending
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Dog boarding establishments; group play requirements; notice; penalties. Requires an employee of a dog boarding establishment to be present at all times that a dog is able to have physical contact with another dog. The bill limits the number of dogs that may have physical contact at any given time based on certain weight classifications. Failure to adequately supervise dogs in group play is established as a Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Dog boarding establishments; group play requirements, notice of risk of group play, penalties.



2017-12-06HouseCommittee Referral Pending
2017-12-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100596D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182403.2(n/a)See Bill Text
326506(n/a)See Bill Text
326518(n/a)See Bill Text
326519.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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