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CS/CS/HB 521: Tree and Vegetation Maintenance within Established Flood and Drainage Rights-of-Way

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Edwards-Walpole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Raburn

Tree and Vegetation Maintenance within Established Flood and Drainage Rights-of-Way; Prohibits local governments from requiring permits or other approvals for tree & vegetation maintenance within certain rights-of-way managed by WMDs, water control districts, or special districts; requires such districts to provide certain notice before conducting such maintenance.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Messages
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 46
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 46
1/25/2018 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/29/18, 3:00 pm, 12 HOB
1/29/2018 House • CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 473
1/30/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
1/31/2018 House • Original reference(s) removed: Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee
• CS referred to Government Accountability Committee -HJ 472
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 472
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 466
2/25/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/26/18, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/26/2018 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 694
2/27/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 694
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
• CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 687
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 804
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 861
• CS passed; YEAS 107 NAYS 2 -HJ 861
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages