SB 856 Cats and dogs; authorizes local government to provide for lifetime licenses.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Cats and dogs; lifetime licenses. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to provide for a lifetime dog or cat license. The bill also removes the minimum annual tax for a dog or cat, sets the maximum tax for a lifetime license at $50, and limits the fee for a duplicate dog or cat tag to $1. This bill is identical to HB 1477.

Full text:
12/04/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101869D  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB856ER)  pdf
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0567)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
12/04/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101869D
12/04/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/12/17  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N)
01/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/17  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/18/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  House: Placed on Calendar
01/30/17  House: Read first time
01/30/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/17  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/09/17  House: Read second time
02/10/17  House: Read third time
02/10/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/10/17  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
02/14/17  Senate: House amendments rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
02/15/17  House: House insisted on amendments
02/15/17  House: House requested conference committee
02/17/17  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/17/17  Senate: Senators: Hanger, Suetterlein, Mason
02/20/17  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/20/17  House: Delegates: Orrock, Poindexter, Keam
02/23/17  Conference: Amended by conference committee
02/24/17  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  House: Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/24/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/07/17  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB856ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 567 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0567)