Zoning ordinances; purpose thereof. (SB50)

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


Purpose of zoning ordinances. Provides that zoning ordinances shall be designed to give reasonable consideration to protecting the 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 084671352
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/29/2008Reported from Local Government with amendment (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB50E
02/01/2008Printed as engrossed 084671352-E
02/04/2008Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 7-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