Grass and weeds; adds Dinwiddie County to list of localities authorized to require cutting. (HB1536)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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Bill Has Failed


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102951D
01/03/2013Referred 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 (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read first time
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed House (81-Y 17-N)
01/23/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2013Reported from Local Government (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Defeated by Senate (24-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Requires 27 affirmative votes for passage
02/15/2013Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Passed by temporarily
02/15/2013Defeated by Senate (23-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Requires 27 affirmative votes


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


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1538.