Zoning appeals, Board of; petitioner to be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs. (SB519)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of zoning appeals decisions; costs and fees. Allows the petitioner to be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs in a successful action against the board of zoning appeals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 082001804
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/05/2008Reported from Local Government (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/29/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice