Grass and weeds; authorizes City of Hopewell to require by ordinance to cut on certain property. (HB492)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Cutting of grass; City of Hopewell.  Adds Hopewell to the list of localities that may enforce a grass cutting ordinance on occupied property. The existing general provisions apply to vacant property only. Amends § 15.2-901, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/10/2012 Committee
  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102753D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
  • 01/13/2012 Assigned CC & T sub: #1
  • 01/18/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
  • 01/20/2012 Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/23/2012 Read first time
  • 01/24/2012 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/25/2012 Read third time and passed House (81-Y 18-N)
  • 01/25/2012 VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/26/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/26/2012 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 02/28/2012 Reported from Local Government (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/01/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Requires 2/3 affirmative votes for passage
  • 03/02/2012 Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Read third time
  • 03/02/2012 Defeated by Senate (26-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Requires 2/3 affirmative votes of members elected for passage
  • 03/02/2012 Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Passed by for the day
  • 03/05/2012 Read third time
  • 03/05/2012 Passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/08/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/08/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB492ER)
  • 03/08/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/09/2012 Signed by President
  • 03/30/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 430 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 03/30/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)

Map

This bill mentions Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, Newport News, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, James City, Winchester.

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.