2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 1096
Sponsored By:
Delegate McConkey
Criminal Law - Aggravated Animal Cruelty - Bait Dogs


Prohibiting a person from using or allowing a dog to be used as a bait dog; prohibiting a person from possessing, owning, selling, transporting, or training a dog with the intent to use the dog as a bait dog; requiring a dog that is used in a dogfight or as a bait dog to be removed from the possession of the owner and not returned except under specified circumstances; and making the Act an emergency measure.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate McConkey) Adopted (135-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Judiciary
Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Emergency Bills
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 10-607 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 14, 2012: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (McConkey) Adopted (135-0)