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SB24-005

Prohibit Landscaping Practices for Water Conservation

Concerning the conservation of water in the state through the prohibition of certain landscaping practices.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Water
Bill Summary

Water Resources and Agriculture Review Committee. On and after January 1, 2025 2026, the bill prohibits local governments and unit owners' associations of common interest communities from allowing the installation, planting, or placement of nonfunctional turf, artificial turf, or invasive plant species on commercial, institutional, or industrial property, or a transportation corridor common interest community property, or a street right-of-way, parking lot, median, or transportation corridor. The bill also prohibits the department of personnel from allowing the installation, planting, or placement of nonfunctional turf, artificial turf, or invasive plant species as part of a project for the construction or renovation of a state facility, which project commences on or after January 1, 2025.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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