2009 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: HB 134/08 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 110
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kelly, Dumais, and Kramer
Vehicle Laws - Transporting Pets in Trucks or Trailers


Prohibiting a person from transporting pets in or on a truck or trailer on a highway unless the truck or trailer is enclosed on the sides and the top in a manner that safely prevents the pet from falling, jumping, or otherwise exiting the truck or trailer or unless the pet is confined by a device designed to safely prevent the pet from falling, jumping, or otherwise exiting the truck or trailer; providing that a violation of the Act is not a moving violation for specified purposes; defining "pet"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-1121.1 , 27-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered