Bill Text: VA SB669 | 2021 | Regular Session | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Animal testing; breeding.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2020-12-04 - Left in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources [SB669 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB669-Comm_Sub.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 669
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
on February 4, 2020)
(Patrons Prior to Substitute--Senators Boysko and Stanley [SB 311])
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 3.2-6592.1, relating to animal testing; breeding.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 3.2-6592.1 as follows:

§3.2-6592.1. Certain breeding of dogs or cats for experimentation prohibited.

No person shall keep, raise, or breed for the express purpose of producing offspring any dog or cat for (i) participation or use in research, experimentation, or testing that is not required pursuant to federal law or regulation or (ii) sale or other method of transfer to a manufacturer, institution of higher learning, or contract testing facility outside the United States.

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