Virginia Senate Bill 50

Where: Virginia Senate
What: Virginia SB 50 would allow species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as pets. Listed species are already regulated at the national level but Virginia has a more restrictive law that makes it illegal to own these species. View details and text of the bill at Read a related article at

SB50 has passed the House and Senate and was signed by Senate President on 3/10/14.

How to help: Virginia residents should contact Lewis Waskey at for additional information and details on how you may assist.

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