VA HB79 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 30 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-02-15 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

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. The bill also requires notice of risk of group play for dogs to be given to consumers. Failure to provide notice of the risk of group play is established as a Class 3 misdemeanor.

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Title

Dog boarding establishments; group play requirements, penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2018-02-07 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-24 - House - House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-15HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-02-07HouseSubcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
2018-02-06HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2018-02-01HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-02-01HouseMotion to refer to committee agreed to
2018-01-31HousePassed by for the day
2018-01-30HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB79H1
2018-01-30HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 18105704D-H1
2018-01-30HouseRead second time
2018-01-29HousePassed by for the day
2018-01-26HouseRead first time
2018-01-24HouseCommittee substitute printed 18105704D-H1
2018-01-24HouseReported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
2018-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
2018-01-15HouseAssigned ACNRsub: Subcommittee #1
2017-12-06HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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