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Natural Resources - Roadside Trees - Preservation and Protection

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to issue a permit for roadside tree maintenance or removal only for public health and safety purposes or if the tree is dead or dying; prohibiting the Department from issuing a permit for roadside tree maintenance or removal for aesthetic purposes; requiring a person who removes a roadside tree to replace the roadside tree within 2 months after its removal; requiring the Department to ensure that all required replacement trees are planted; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lafferty, Frush, Lam, Lierman, S. Robinson, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Sou; Fuel; Power Plants
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Erosion -see also- Sediment Control; Shore Erosion
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Flood Control
Health -see also- Mental Health
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Real Property
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(5-401, 5-402, 5-406, 5-401.1)

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