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SB 959 Va Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord to inspect vacated dwelling for abandoned animals.
SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; abandoned animals; penalty. Prohibits a tenant from abandoning a companion animal either during the tenancy or after vacating the dwelling unit and provides that the penalty for such abandonment is a Class 3 misdemeanor.