Trees; replacement and conservation during development, effective date. (HB2042)

Introduced By

Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Replacement and conservation of trees during development. Gives a locality the ability to exceed general requirements in its tree replacement and conservation ordinances in specific circumstances, including development that impacts stormwater permit requirements, recurrent flooding, formerly redlined areas, and comprehensive plan compliance. Read the Bill »


01/22/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102573D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2021Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/21/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 3-N)
01/22/2021Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment(s) (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time
01/26/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2042E
01/26/2021Printed as engrossed 21102573D-E

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