Bill Status of SB1893 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTIES CODE-NUISANCE TREES
Sen. John F. Curran and Donald P. DeWitte
| 5/7/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may adopt reasonable regulations for the control and eradication of diseased, damaged, dead, or insect-infested trees, including trees: with Dutch elm disease or elm blight; infested by the Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Longhorn Beetle, Gypsy Moth, or other parasitic organisms; or that have been severely damaged or at a risk of falling (currently, the county board may regulate for the control and eradication of Dutch elm disease or elm blight). Provides that a county board may adopt an ordinance declaring it to be a nuisance to keep or maintain any diseased, damaged, dead, or insect-infested tree which presents a risk of falling onto any public way or public property, including utility easements and watercourses. Provides that the ordinance may authorize the county to remove nuisance trees when the property owner fails to do so in a timely manner after receiving notice thereof and to have a lien placed on the subject property for the costs of the tree removal.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/26/2021||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran|| 2/26/2021||Senate||First Reading|| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/16/2021||Senate||Assigned to Local Government|| 3/23/2021||Senate||Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte|| 3/24/2021||Senate||Do Pass Local Government; 009-000-000|| 3/24/2021||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021|| 4/23/2021||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021|| 4/30/2021||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021|| 5/7/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|