Tree conservation; locality to post signs on private property that is proposed to be redeveloped. (HB647)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tree conservation ordinance. Provides that the ordinance may allow a locality to post signs on private property that is proposed to be redeveloped with a single family home that notifies the public that an infill lot grading plan is pending for review before the governing body. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103958D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
02/03/2016Reconsidered by Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #2
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/05/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Committee substitute printed 16104912D-H1
02/08/2016Read first time
02/09/2016Read second time
02/09/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104912D-H1
02/09/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB647H1
02/10/2016Read third time and passed House (83-Y 16-N)
02/10/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/23/2016Reported from Local Government (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Read third time
02/26/2016Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB647ER)
03/01/2016Signed by Speaker
03/04/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0412)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB361.