VA SB1390 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 1 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Cats; trap, neuter, and return programs; civil penalty. Authorizes any public or private animal shelter, releasing agency, or hospital or clinic that is operated under the immediate supervision of a duly licensed veterinarian to operate a trap, neuter, and return program, as defined in the bill. The bill exempts volunteers of such program from provisions related to abandonment and licensing of animals and exempts the operator from general requirements of shelters related to holding periods, release of animals, and recordkeeping. A person who violates certain required provisions for such a program is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $150 brought by any animal control officer, humane investigator, releasing agency, or the State Veterinarian or State Veterinarian's representative. Cats; trap, neuter, and return programs; civil penalty. Authorizes any public or private animal shelter, releasing agency, or hospital or clinic that is operated under the immediate supervision of a duly licensed veterinarian to operate a trap, neuter, and return program, as defined in the bill. The bill exempts volunteers of such program from provisions related to abandonment and licensing of animals and exempts the operator from general requirements of shelters related to holding periods, release of animals, and recordkeeping. A person who violates certain required provisions for such a program is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $150 brought by any animal control officer, humane investigator, releasing agency, or the State Veterinarian or State Veterinarian's representative.

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Title

Cats; trap, neuter, and return programs, civil penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-02 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 13-N) (Y: 26 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (11-Y 4-N) (Y: 11 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-08HouseContinued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
2021-02-05HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2021-02-05HouseRead first time
2021-02-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-02SenateRead third time and passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)
2021-02-01SenatePrinted as engrossed 21102789D-E
2021-02-01SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB1390E
2021-02-01SenateAmendment by Senator Stuart rejected
2021-02-01SenateReading of amendment waived
2021-02-01SenateCommittee amendments agreed to
2021-02-01SenateReading of amendments waived
2021-02-01SenateRead second time
2021-01-29SenatePassed by for the day
2021-01-28SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2021-01-26SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (11-Y 4-N)
2021-01-18SenateAssigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
2021-01-13SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2021-01-13SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102789D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
326500(n/a)See Bill Text
326524(n/a)See Bill Text
326546(n/a)See Bill Text
326551(n/a)See Bill Text
326579.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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