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West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food. Subtitle V. Domestic Animals. Chapter 65. Comprehensive Animal Care. Article 6. Authority of Local Governing Bodies. 3.2-6545. Regulation of sale of animals procured from animal shelters

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Citation: Va. Code Ann. 3.2-6545

Citation: VA ST 3.2-6545


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:  

This Virginia statute provides that any city, county or town which supports an animal shelter may by ordinance provide that no person who acquires an animal from a shelter shall be able to sell such animal within a period of six months from the time the animal is acquired from the shelter. Violation of such an ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor.



Statute in Full:

Any locality that maintains or supports, in whole or in part, a pound or animal shelter may by ordinance provide that no person who acquires an animal from such pound or shelter shall be able to sell the animal within a period of six months from the time the animal is acquired from the shelter. Violation of the ordinance is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Acts 2008, c. 860, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Derivation:

Acts 1972, c. 347, § 15.1-517.1; Acts 1997, c. 587; § 3.1-796.94:2.
 
 


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