Overgrown vegetation; local authority. (SB340)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (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 HB 549. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102412D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB340)
01/13/2020Reported from Local Government with amendment (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2020Constitutional readings dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2020Read second time
01/15/2020Reading of amendment waived
01/15/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/15/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB340E
01/15/2020Printed as engrossed 20102412D-E
01/16/2020Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB340)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
02/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/21/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Read second time
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed House (72-Y 27-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Passage (72-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB340ER)
03/03/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/23/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 399 (effective 7/1/20)
03/23/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB549.

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