Grass and weeds; adds Towns of Front Royal & Gordonsville to list authorized to require cutting. (HB128)

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 Gordonsville 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


12/18/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101212D
12/18/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/09/2014Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Read first time
01/28/2014Read second time
01/28/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB128E
01/28/2014Printed as engrossed 14101212D-E
01/29/2014Read third time and passed House (83-Y 13-N)
01/29/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/25/2014Reported from Local Government (10-Y 3-N)
02/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed Senate (29-Y 10-N)
03/05/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB128ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 384 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)


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 1 minute.