Zoning ordinances and districts; matters to be considered in drawing and applying. (SB49)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), and Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Matters to be considered in drawing and applying zoning ordinances and districts. Provides that zoning ordinances and districts shall be drawn and applied with reasonable consideration for the protection of land, water, and air from harmful discharges, emissions, and other releases. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084670352
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/29/2008Reported from Local Government with amendments (10-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB49E
02/01/2008Printed as engrossed 084670352-E
02/04/2008Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
03/03/2008Left in Counties, Cities and Towns