SB 801 Dogs; public animal shelters required to notify intent to euthanize.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Public animal shelters; dogs; euthanasia. Requires a public animal shelter to wait three days before euthanizing a dog or cat when a person has notified the shelter of his intent to adopt or take custody of the particular animal. The shelter must make reasonable efforts to accomplish the release of the animal, but is not required hold the animal if it has reason to believe that the animal has seriously injured a human or the animal meets certain other specified conditions for euthanasia. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act.

Full text:
10/07/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100684D  pdf | impact statement
01/19/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104187D-S1  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17104187D-ES1  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
10/07/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100684D
10/07/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/19/17  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (13-Y 0-N)
01/19/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104187D-S1
01/19/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
01/25/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Read second time
01/27/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/27/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17104187D-S1
01/27/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/27/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB801ES1
01/27/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17104187D-ES1
01/30/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/17  House: Read first time
02/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/06/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
02/21/17  House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources