Grass and weeds; adds James City County to list authorized to require cutting on occupied property. (SB1354)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cutting of weeds and grass.  Adds the County of James City to the list of localities that may order the cutting of grass and weeds on certain occupied property. The existing portion of the statute that includes all localities applies to vacant property only.  Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102890D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/01/2011Reported from Local Government (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2011Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/10/2011Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/18/2011Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed House (78-Y 18-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1354ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 542 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0542)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.


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