Legislation Sponsored by John Bell (1)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/17/2017

H 0173 HighRevisions to Outdoor Advertising Laws John Bell
2/23/2017 House - Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Regulatory Reform, if favorable, Finance --
Economic Development Planning & Land Use Transportation

Increases the duration of billboard vegetation removal permits from one to three years. Delineates new factors to determine just compensation for governmental units that acquire, purchase or condemn billboards, including the income generated by the sign. Allows sign owners to relocate signs “within the same zoning jurisdiction adjacent to a highway,” while prohibiting local government officials from taking any zoning enforcement actions related to the sign relocation. Makes other changes related to replacement of specific tree species. (version 1)

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