Bill Text: VA HB64 | 2018 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Local regulation; making of fires.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-12-04 - Committee Referral Pending [HB64 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HB64-Prefiled.html
18100530D
HOUSE BILL NO. 64
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled December 4, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact §15.2-922.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to local regulation; making of fires.
----------
Patron-- McQuinn
----------
Committee Referral Pending
----------

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §15.2-922.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§15.2-922.1. Regulating or prohibiting the making of fires.

A. Any city or town may by ordinance regulate or prohibit the making of fires in streets, alleys, and other public places and regulate the making of fires on private property.

B. In addition to the authority provided under §27-98, any county may by ordinance regulate or prohibit the making of fires in streets, alleys, and other public places and, when a declared emergency exists, pursuant to §44-146.21, regulate the making of fires on private property.

C. As used in this section, "making of fires" means any use of a flame, including bonfires, cooking stoves, torches, and candles.

feedback