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2018 SESSION

18100964D
SENATE BILL NO. 99
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled December 12, 2017
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-132.2, relating to release of hunting dogs on a highway.
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Patron-- Marsden
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-132.2 as follows:

18.2-132.2. Release of hunting dogs on highway; penalty.

Any person who intentionally releases five or more hunting dogs on or within 15 feet of a highway, as defined in 46.2-100, is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this section within three years is a Class 1 misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, the court shall revoke such person's hunting or trapping license for a period of one year.