Development rights; required to comply with any locality-adopted neighborhood design standards. (SB241)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transfer of development rights. Provides that a locality may designate specific receiving areas for specific sending areas. Also, a locality may require that development comply with any locality-adopted architectural standards for the receiving area in which the development shall occur. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102700D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/21/2014Reported from Local Government with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
01/21/2014Committee substitute printed 14104253D-S1
01/23/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Read second time
01/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104253D-S1
01/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB241S1
01/27/2014Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Placed on Calendar
01/31/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/11/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2014Read second time
02/25/2014Passed by for the day
02/26/2014Passed by for the day
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Passed House (70-Y 29-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB241ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Signed by President
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 527 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0527)


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 2 minutes.