HB 1802 Companion animals; prohibits tethering of animals outdoors unless owner is outdoors.
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Summary as introduced:
Care of companion animals; tethering; penalty. Prohibits tethering of companion animals outdoors unless the owner is outdoors within sight of the animal. A violation of this prohibition is a Class 4 misdemeanor and a second or subsequent violation is a Class 3 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101042D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101042D
01/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources