HB0080

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Civil Actions - Liability for Personal Injury or Death Caused by Dog

Sponsored by:

Delegate Smigiel

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Establishing that the owner of a dog running at large is liable for damages for personal injury or death caused by a bite from the dog, regardless of whether the dog has shown any vicious or dangerous propensities or whether the owner knew or should have known of the dog's propensities; establishing exceptions; retaining specified common law as to owners of real property and other persons who have the right to control the presence of a dog on property; stating the intent of the General Assembly to abrogate a specified decision; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Smigiel
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0618 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Committee(s):
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Condominiums
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Damages
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Emergencies
Harassment
Homeowners Associations
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Job Training
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
State Employees
Trespass
Veterinarians
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October 2, 2015 9:03 A.M.