HB 1875 Open burning.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Open burning. Allows prescribed burns throughout the day during the period February 15 through March 1 when such burns are conducted to (i) control exotic and invasive plants, (ii) establish and maintain wildlife habitat, or (iii) manage natural heritage resources. The current law limits open burning to between 4:00 p.m. and midnight from February 15 through April 30. However, in order to be exempted from the current law, the burn has to be conducted in accordance with a prescription or approved burning plan and managed by a certified burn manager.

Full text:
01/10/01  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/05/01 013987716  pdf | impact statement
01/19/01  House: Printed as engrossed 013987716-E  pdf | impact statement
02/19/01  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1875ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/20/01  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0319)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/10/01  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/05/01 013987716
01/10/01  House: Referred to Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/01  House: Reported from Cons. & Nat. Res. w/amd (21-Y 0-N)
01/18/01  House: Read first time
01/19/01  House: Read second time
01/19/01  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/01  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/19/01  House: Printed as engrossed 013987716-E
01/22/01  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/01  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/01  House: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/22/01  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/01  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/01  House: Communicated to Senate
01/23/01  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/01  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/12/01  Senate: Reported from A. C. & N. R. (15-Y 0-N)
02/13/01  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/01  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/01  Senate: Read third time
02/14/01  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/01  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/01  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1875ER)
02/21/01  House: Enrolled
02/22/01  House: Signed by Speaker
02/22/01  Senate: Signed by President
03/19/01  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 319 (effective 7/1/01)
03/20/01  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0319)