HB 1242 Dangerous wild animals; Class 1 misdemeanor to privately possess, sell, transfer, etc.
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Summary as introduced:
Dangerous wild animals.  Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to privately possess, sell, transfer, or breed dangerous wild animals, which are identified by taxonomic classification. The bill would grandfather in the ownership of any existing lawful dangerous wild animals; however, the owner of such animals is required to meet certain conditions in order to maintain possession of the animals. The bill limits the possession of dangerous wild animals to certain types of entities and facilities. The legislation sets out the procedures to be followed in the impoundment and forfeiture of dangerous wild animals.

Full text:
01/20/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104169D  pdf
02/01/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104581D-H1  pdf

Status:
01/20/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104169D
01/20/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/12  House: Assigned ACNRsub: Agriculture
02/01/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104581D-H1
02/01/12  House: Continued to 2013 with substitute in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote