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SB 464 - Authorizes Hunting on Sundays - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

Janet Howell voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Hunting on Sundays

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes hunting on Sundays under certain circumstances.

  • Authorizes an individual to hunt any wild bird or animal on Sunday under the following conditions (Sec. 1):
    • The person is on private property and is the landowner, landowner's spouse or child, or has the written permission of the landowner;
    • The person is hunting on the waters of the Commonwealth; or
    • The person is hunting raccoons prior to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.
  • Prohibits a person from hunting any wild bird or animal on Sunday when within 250 yards of a place of worship (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a person from hunting deer on Sunday with the aid or assistance of dogs (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Hunting on Sundays


  • Ralph S. Northam (VA - D) (Out Of Office)


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