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Real Property - Backyard Gardens - Prohibition on Restrictions

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified documents from prohibiting a specified homeowner or tenant from installing or cultivating a backyard garden; establishing that a specified homeowner or tenant may not be prohibited from installing or cultivating a backyard garden on specified property; providing that a local jurisdiction may not prohibit specified backyard gardens; applying the prohibition to charter counties and Baltimore City; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0434
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Local Government - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Chartered Counties
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Real Property
Statutes:Article - Land Use
(10-103, 1-401, 4-104)
Article - Real Property

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.