Grass, weeds, etc.; locality may, after reasonable notice, have growth on vacant, etc. property cut. (HB2208)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Volunteers; immunity for cutting grass, weeds, or other foreign growth. Provides that a locality may, whenever the governing body deems it necessary, after reasonable notice as determined by the locality, have grass, weeds, or other foreign growth on vacant, developed, or undeveloped property cut by volunteers who (i) requested the locality authorize them to cut such grass, weeds, or other foreign growth and (ii) would not be in violation of Article 5 ( 18.2-119 et seq.) of Chapter 5 of Title 18.2 during such cutting; provided that such volunteers shall have any and all immunity normally provided to the employees of the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091426508
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/23/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 2
02/05/2009Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Counties, Cities and Towns