Overgrown vegetation; local authority. (HB549)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Overgrown vegetation; local authority. Authorizes any locality within Planning District 23 to include provisions for cutting overgrown shrubs, trees, and other such vegetation in an ordinance requiring certain landowners to cut the grass, weeds, and other foreign growth on certain property. This bill is identical to SB 340. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102310D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/10/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB549)
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB549)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/24/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N 1-A)
02/03/2020VOTE: Passage (72-Y 26-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/10/2020Reported from Local Government with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Read third time
02/12/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2020Passed Senate with amendment (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (60-Y 36-N)
02/14/2020VOTE: Adoption (60-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB549ER)
02/17/2020Signed by Speaker
02/17/2020Signed by President
02/18/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on Februry 18, 2020
02/18/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 25, 2020
02/24/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 13 (effective 7/1/20)
02/24/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB340.