Land development; conservation or replacement of trees, local option. (HB2146)

Introduced By

Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), and Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park)

Progress

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

Description

Land development; conservation or replacement of trees; local option. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance providing for either the conservation of or the planting and replacement of trees during the land development process. Currently, only a locality within Planning District 8 with a population density of 75 persons per square mile and which is classified as an eight-hour nonattainment area for ozone under the federal Clean Air Act and Amendments of 1990, in effect as of July 1, 2008, may adopt such an ordinance for the conservation of trees and only a locality with a population density of 75 persons per square mile or within the Chesapeake Bay watershed may adopt such an ordinance for the planting and replacement of trees during the land development process. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101980D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2019Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
02/05/2019Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

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