SB 119, State Burn Permit Exemption for Yard Debris

Municipal Impact
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Sen. Tyler Harper
District 7
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Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
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3/9/2021
Environment | Public Safety |
bill text

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.

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