Local regulation; making of fires. (HB64)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Local regulation; making of fires. Defines "making of fires," which under current law a locality can regulate or prohibit, as any use of a flame, including bonfires, cooking stoves, torches, and candles. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/04/2017Committee
12/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100530D
12/04/2017Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/16/2018Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

Comments

Mark Peterson writes:

The definition of fire is far too small and thereby restrictive. "Candles"? Are you kidding me? So a town could ban the candlelight procession, or make them apply (and pay for) some kind of permit. This is overreach, plain and simple. MDP 01/23/18