Statewide Fire Prevention Code; installation or use of landscaping cover materials. (SB554)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Statewide Fire Prevention Code; City of Harrisonburg; installation or use of landscape cover materials. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law, general or special, any ordinance in effect and any ordinance adopted by the governing body of the City of Harrisonburg shall not include in any local fire prevention regulations that an owner of real property who has an occupancy permit issued by the City (i) use certain landscape cover materials, (ii) not use certain landscape cover materials, (iii) retrofit existing landscape cover materials, or (iv) in any way be prohibited from continuing to use, supplement, or refurbish the existing landscape cover materials at such property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102368D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/06/2018Stricken at request of Patron in Local Government (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)