Conservation of trees; Town of Vienna. (HB707)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conservation of trees; Town of Vienna. Allows the Town of Vienna, by ordinance, to require that a subdivision or development provide for the preservation or replacement of trees on the development site such that the minimum tree canopy 10 years after development is projected to meet specified coverage criteria. Currently, the criteria apply to coverage 20 years after development. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103942D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB707)
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (95-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/24/2020Continued to 2021 in Local Government (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Local Government