Trees; replacement and conservation during development process, powers of local government. (SB537)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Powers of local government; trees during development process; replacement and conservation. Prevents the prohibition or the unreasonable limitation of silvicultural activities related to the replacement of trees during the development process and the conservation of trees during the land development process in certain localities. The bill specifies provisions related to the replacement of trees during the development process in localities and allows that any locality may adopt an ordinance providing for the planting and replacement of trees during the development process. Further, the bill specifies provisions related to the conservation of trees during the development process in localities and allows that any locality may adopt an ordinance providing for the conservation of trees during the land development process. The bill directs specified stakeholders and parties to meet at least twice prior to the 2023 Session of the General Assembly to consider specified topics. The bill directs the participants to report their recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources by December 1, 2022. The provisions of the bill related to the conservation of trees during the development process do not become effective unless reenacted by the 2023 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102580D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB537)
02/08/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Committee substitute printed 22105677D-S1
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105677D-S1
02/10/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB537S1
02/11/2022Passed by for the day
02/14/2022Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB537S1)
02/22/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB537S1)
02/23/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/24/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
03/03/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 2-N)
03/04/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
03/04/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Committee substitute printed 22107424D-H1
03/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB537H1)
03/08/2022Read second time
03/09/2022Read third time
03/09/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107424D-H1
03/09/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB537H1
03/09/2022Passed House with substitute (77-Y 18-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Passage (77-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022House substitute agreed to by Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Title replaced 22107424D-H1
03/21/2022Enrolled
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB537ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
03/23/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB537ER)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 620 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)

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