SB 119, State Burn Permit Exemption for Yard Debris

Municipal Impact
Position
Neutral
GMA Contact
Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
Bill Sponsor

Sen. Tyler Harper
District 7

This bill would add an exemption to the state burn permit rules for yard debris, hand piled natural vegetation and add specific requirements for those taking advantage of the exemption. The bill does not impact burn permits that are required by local ordinance.

Last Updated: 10/20/2021
Subject Area: Environment | Public Safety |
Resources: bill text
BILL STATUS
7/1/2021 - Effective Date 5/7/2021 - Act 258 5/7/2021 - Date Signed by Governor

Votes

3/23/2021 House Vote #286 Yea - 126 Nay - 30 Not Voting - 15 Excused - 9
2/24/2021 Senate Vote #67 Yea - 53 Nay - 0 Not Voting - 0 Excused - 3

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