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2017 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Roadside Trees - Preservation and Protection

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the Senate - Hearing 4/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow under a permit for roadside tree care the maintenance or removal of a tree to eliminate a hazard, to enable necessary roadway improvements, and for locally zoned development and land use requirements; prohibiting the Department from authorizing under a permit the maintenance or removal of a roadside tree for specified purposes; requiring an applicant for a permit to remove a roadside tree to demonstrate that a reasonable effort has been made to protect and to preserve the tree; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Lafferty
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Highways
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(5-401, 5-402, 5-406, 5-401.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.