SB 959 Va Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord to inspect vacated dwelling for abandoned animals.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; abandoned animals; penalty. Prohibits a tenant from abandoning a companion animal either during the tenancy or after vacating the dwelling unit and provides that the penalty for such abandonment is a Class 3 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/02/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101755D  pdf | impact statement
01/30/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104940D-S1  pdf | impact statement

01/02/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101755D
01/02/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/30/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/30/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104940D-S1
02/01/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Read second time
02/02/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/02/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17104940D-S1
02/02/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB959S1
02/03/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/17  House: Read first time
02/08/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/13/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/21/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice