Grass & weeds; adds Town of Orange to list of localities authorized to require cutting on property. (HB1474)

Introduced By

Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cutting of grass and weeds. Adds the Town of Orange to the list of localities permitted to provide by ordinance for the cutting of grass and weeds on occupied property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/01/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101080D
01/01/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/18/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read first time
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed House (83-Y 14-N)
01/23/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2013Reported from Local Government (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Passed by for the day
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (28-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1474ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 189 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)


This bill mentions Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, Newport News, Colonial Heights, James City, Chincoteague, Orange.


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 1 minute.