Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
01/07/2020     01/21/2020  

Animal testing; breeding.

Prohibits any person from breeding a dog or cat for the express purpose of producing offspring for (i) use in research, experimentation, or testing that is not required pursuant to federal law or regulation or (ii) sale to a manufacturer, institution of higher learning, or contract testing facility outside the United States.

Date Version PDF TXT
02/04/2020 Senate: Committee substitute printed to LIS only 20107682D-S1 Open
01/07/2020 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105138D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20107682D
    SENATE BILL NO. 669
    AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
    (Proposed by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
    on February 4, 2020)
    (Patrons Prior to Substitute--Senators Boysko and Stanley [SB 311])
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 3.2-6592.1, relating to animal testing; breeding.

    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 3.2-6592.1 as follows:

    3.2-6592.1. Certain breeding of dogs or cats for experimentation prohibited.

    No person shall keep, raise, or breed for the express purpose of producing offspring any dog or cat for (i) participation or use in research, experimentation, or testing that is not required pursuant to federal law or regulation or (ii) sale or other method of transfer to a manufacturer, institution of higher learning, or contract testing facility outside the United States.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Jennifer B. Boysko D-Richmond Sponsor
    William M. Stanley R-Richmond Cosponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/21/2020 Senate Senate: Assigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
    01/16/2020 Senate Senate: Assigned ACNR sub: Companion Animals
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105138D
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
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    Start Description.
    Prohibits any person from breeding a dog or cat for the express purpose of producing offspring for (i) use in research, experimentation, or testing that is not required pursuant to federal law or regulation or (ii) sale to a manufacturer, institution of higher learning, or contract testing facility outside the United States.
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    No person shall breed a dog or cat for the express purpose of producing offspring for (i) use in research, experimentation, or testing that is not required pursuant to federal law or regulation or (ii) sale to a manufacturer, institution of higher learning, or contract testing facility outside the United States


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