Comprehensive plan approval; appeal shall be heard and determined within 60 days, etc. (SB35)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive plan approval. Allows a planning commission to extend the 60-day period during which it makes a recommendation to the governing body on a comprehensive plan amendment if an applicant agrees to such extension. The bill also allows the extension to such longer period as agreed to by an applicant of the period of time during which the governing body shall hear and determine an appeal from a planning commission decision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/26/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100996D
12/26/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/17/2022Reported from Local Government with amendment (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2022Read second time
01/19/2022Reading of amendment waived
01/19/2022Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB35E
01/19/2022Printed as engrossed 22100996D-E
01/20/2022Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/28/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
03/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
03/04/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read second time
03/09/2022Read third time
03/09/2022Motion to refer to committee agreed to (53-Y 45-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Agree To (53-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/10/2022Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB855.

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