HOUSE BILL NO. 1877 which is a Bill to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 3.2-6539.1, relating to tethering of dogs for local ordinances, falls before the Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources. Our Delegate Robert S. Bloxom, Jr.(R) of House District 100 serves on this committee. The Bill was introduced by Delegate Brenda L. Pogge (R) of Norge, Virginia.
The Bill is as follows:
The Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 3.2-6539.1 as follows:
§ 3.2-6539.1. Ordinances regulating tethering of dogs.
The governing body of any locality may adopt ordinances limiting the amount of time during which a dog, notwithstanding its enjoyment of adequate space, may be tethered.