CS/SB 1570: Billboard Regulations
GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Evers
Billboard Regulations; Revises requirements for an application for a permit to remove, cut, or trim trees or vegetation around a sign. Requires that the application include a vegetation management plan, a mitigation contribution to a trust fund, or a combination of both. Requires the Department of Transportation to provide notice to the sign owner of beautification projects or vegetation planting. Creates the tourist-oriented commerce signs pilot program. Exempts commercial signs that meet certain criteria from permit requirements, etc.
- Transportation (TR)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Transportation; Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 176
• Introduced -SJ 176
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/16/11, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 236
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Commerce and Tourism
• Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 262
• Now in Community Affairs
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 260
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/04/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 322
• Now in Budget -SJ 322
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget
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