VA SB1604 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 18 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-18 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 537 (effective 7/1/19)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Summary

Cruelty to animals; serious bodily injury; penalty. Provides that any person who tortures, willfully inflicts inhumane injury or pain not connected with bona fide scientific or medical experimentation, or cruelly and unnecessarily beats, maims, or mutilates any dog or cat that is a companion animal whether belonging to him or another and as a direct result causes serious bodily injury to such dog or cat is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law requires that the animal die for the person to be guilty of the felony. The bill incorporates SB 1276 and is identical to HB 1874.

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Title

Cruelty to animals; increases penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (Y: 95 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-22 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-21 - Senate - Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N) (Y: 3 N: 37 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-02-20 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-15 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-13 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-18 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 537 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-03-11 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-11SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
2019-03-09SenateSigned by President
2019-03-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-03-07SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1604ER)
2019-03-07SenateEnrolled
2019-02-22HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N)
2019-02-22HouseConference report agreed to by House (95-Y 1-N)
2019-02-22SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
2019-02-22 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2019-02-21HouseDelegates: Ransone, Bell, Robert B., Mullin
2019-02-21HouseConferees appointed by House
2019-02-21SenateSenators: DeSteph, Spruill, Chafin
2019-02-21SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2019-02-21SenateSenate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
2019-02-21HouseHouse requested conference committee
2019-02-21HouseHouse insisted on substitute
2019-02-21SenateHouse substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N)
2019-02-20HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-20HousePassed House with substitute (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-20HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute SB1604H1
2019-02-20HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 19106830D-H1
2019-02-20HouseRead third time
2019-02-20HouseMotion to reconsider pass by for the day agreed to
2019-02-20HousePassed by for the day
2019-02-19HouseRead second time
2019-02-15HouseCommittee substitute printed 19106830D-H1
2019-02-15HouseReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 0-N)
2019-02-13HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
2019-02-08HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-02-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-02-08HouseRead first time
2019-02-08HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-02-05SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1604S1
2019-02-05SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 19106347D-S1
2019-02-05SenateReading of substitute waived
2019-02-05SenateCommittee amendment rejected
2019-02-05SenateReading of amendment waived
2019-02-05SenateRead second time
2019-02-04SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-01-31SenateIncorporates SB1276 (Ebbin)
2019-01-31SenateCommittee substitute printed 19106347D-S1
2019-01-31SenateReported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
2019-01-17SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-01-17SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
2019-01-09SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2019-01-09SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104235D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182403.2(n/a)See Bill Text
326569(n/a)See Bill Text
326570(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+sum+SB1604
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+ful+SB1604+hil
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Bill Comments

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