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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

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • CS/CS/HB 521, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/27/2018 at 7:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 574 (c1) Tree and Vegetation Trimming and Removal Steube Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2018 11:54 AM House 107 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    589.37 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 521, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/30/2018 at 6:10 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Government Accountability Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/27/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 574 (c1) Tree and Vegetation Trimming and Removal Steube Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    035759 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Edwards-Walpole 2/25/2018
    6:44 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/26/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    589.37 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 521, Original Filed Version Posted 11/3/2017 at 1:16 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 574 Tree and Vegetation Trimming and Removal Steube Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    589.37 Page 1 (pdf)

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