Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food. Subtitle V. Domestic Animals. Chapter 65. Comprehensive Animal Care. Article 12. Miscellaneous Provisions. § 3.2-6589. Selling garments containing dog or cat fur prohibited; penalty

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Primary Citation:  Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6589 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  VA ST § 3.2-6589 Date Adopted:  1999
Summary:

This Virginia statute makes it illegal to sell a garment containing the fur of a "domestic" dog or cat.  Violation incurs up to a $10,000 penalty.

Statute Text: 

It is unlawful for any person to sell a garment containing the hide, fur, or pelt that he knows to be that of a domestic dog or cat. A violation of this section is punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000.

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

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Derivation:

Acts 1999, c. 646; Acts 1999, c. 678; § 3.1-796.128:2.
 
 
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