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 Bill Status of HB4704  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  RIGHT TO GARDEN ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper, Kelly M. Burke, Maurice A. West, II, Anne Stava-Murray, Allen Skillicorn, Theresa Mah, Anna Moeller, Justin Slaughter, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Mary E. Flowers, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Will Guzzardi, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Joe Sosnowski, William Davis, Deb Conroy and Karina Villa

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Right to Garden Act. Allows the State or a unit of local government to regulate gardens on residential property unless the statute or regulation has the practical effect of precluding gardens on residential property entirely. Defines the terms "garden" and "residential property". Limits home rule powers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/10/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/11/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/13/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  2/21/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  2/24/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/24/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/24/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/3/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cities & Villages Committee
  3/9/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/12/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/23/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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