VA SB891 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 21 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1284)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Animal welfare regulations; keeping of animals; State Animal Welfare Inspector. Directs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt comprehensive regulations governing the keeping of dogs and cats by any pet shop by July 1, 2022. The regulations are to require a $250 annual registration fee for any private, for-profit entity required to register, and, where necessary, shall establish standards that apply only to a particular category of currently unregulated entity. The bill creates the position of State Animal Welfare Inspector as an employee of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services and directs the Inspector or a representative to conduct at least one unannounced, annual inspection of each pet shop.

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Title

Animal welfare regulations; keeping of dogs, cats, and rabbits.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-04-22 - House - House: VOTE: (58-Y 33-N) (Y: 58 N: 32 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-04-22 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 2,3,4 (30-Y 9-N) (Y: 29 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-04-22 - Senate - Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (3-Y 36-N) (Y: 3 N: 35 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-03-05 - Senate - Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (29-Y 10-N) (Y: 28 N: 10 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-05 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (64-Y 35-N) (Y: 64 N: 34 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-28 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-28 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-28 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-26 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-26 - House - House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (17-Y 5-N) (Y: 17 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-19 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (Y: 37 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-06 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-21 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1284)
2020-05-21 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 1284 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-04-29 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 22, 2020
2020-04-29SenateReenrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on April 29, 2020
2020-04-22HouseSigned by Speaker as reenrolled
2020-04-22SenateSigned by President as reenrolled
2020-04-22SenateReenrolled bill text (SB891ER2)
2020-04-22SenateReenrolled
2020-04-22 Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted in-part
2020-04-22HouseVOTE: (58-Y 33-N)
2020-04-22HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation #'s 2, 3 and 4 (58-Y 33-N)
2020-04-22SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 2,3 and 4 (30-Y 9-N)
2020-04-22SenateSenate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (3-Y 36-N)
2020-04-11SenateGovernor's recommendation received by Senate
2020-03-17 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-17SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
2020-03-12SenateBill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB891ER)
2020-03-12HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-12SenateSigned by President
2020-03-12SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB891ER)
2020-03-12SenateEnrolled
2020-03-05SenateHouse amendments agreed to by Senate (29-Y 10-N)
2020-03-05HouseVOTE: Passage (64-Y 35-N)
2020-03-05HousePassed House with amendments (64-Y 35-N)
2020-03-05HouseEngrossed by House as amended
2020-03-05HouseRead third time
2020-03-04HousePassed by for the day
2020-03-04HouseAmendments by Delegate Bulova agreed to
2020-03-04HouseCommittee on Appropriations amendments rejected
2020-03-04HouseCommittee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources amendments rejected
2020-03-04HouseRead third time
2020-03-03HouseRead second time
2020-02-28HouseReported from Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 9-N)
2020-02-26HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
2020-02-26HouseAssigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
2020-02-26HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-02-26HouseReported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (17-Y 5-N)
2020-02-19HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
2020-02-14HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
2020-02-14HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2020-02-14HouseRead first time
2020-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-11SenatePassed Senate (38-Y 2-N)
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-11SenatePrinted as engrossed 20107722D-ES1
2020-02-11SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB891ES1
2020-02-11SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-02-11SenateReading of amendment waived
2020-02-11SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20107722D-S1
2020-02-11SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-11SenateRead second time
2020-02-10SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
2020-02-06SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
2020-02-04SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-02-04SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
2020-02-04SenateCommittee substitute printed 20107722D-S1
2020-01-29SenateAssigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101575D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
325901.1(n/a)See Bill Text
326500(n/a)See Bill Text
326501.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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Bill Comments

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