Grass and weeds; Goochland County authorized to require cutting. (HB170)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cutting of grass and weeds; Goochland County. Adds Goochland County to the list of those localities that have authority to require the cutting of grass and weeds under certain circumstances on occupied property. The county currently has such authority on unoccupied property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100540D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/09/2014Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Read first time
01/28/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2014Read third time and passed House (83-Y 15-N)
01/29/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 15-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 4-N 1-A)
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 (HB170ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 383 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)


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 35 seconds.