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CS/SB 518: Private Property Rights to Prune, Trim, and Remove Trees

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Brodeur

Private Property Rights to Prune, Trim, and Remove Trees; Revising conditions under which a local government may not require a notice, application, approval, permit, fee, or mitigation for the pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on residential property; specifying when a tree poses an unacceptable risk, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/20/2022 Senate - Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/15/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 30
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 30
1/13/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/18/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/18/2022 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 215
1/20/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 216
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability