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SB 916: Residential Home Protection


Residential Home Protection; Prohibiting local governments from requiring a notice, application, approval, permit, fee, or mitigation for the pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on a residential property if the property owner possesses certain documentation; providing that a tree poses an unacceptable risk if removal is the only means of practically mitigating its risk below moderate as defined by specified standards, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 103
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 103
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
• Now in Judiciary
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary