Indiana - HB1289 - 2018

Local regulation of natural resource development. Changes the definition of "urban area" for purposes of a land use statute in the area planning law to include any lands or lots used for residential purposes where there are at least 20 residences (instead of eight residences) within any quarter mile square area. Specifies that the statute does not authorize an ordinance or action of a plan commission or a board of zoning appeals prohibited by the remainder of the bill. Provides that the prohibition applies when exercising jurisdiction within the geographic area of a plan commission or board of zoning appeals,

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Added On: 11-28-2018
Updated On: 02-05-2018
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsors: Blake Doriot (Republican), Jeff Ellington (Republican)

Actions (11)

  • 01-16-2018 - Authored by Representative Ellington
  • 01-16-2018 - First reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources
  • 01-30-2018 - Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
  • 02-01-2018 - Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
  • 02-01-2018 - Amendment #1 (Ellington) prevailed; voice vote
  • 02-01-2018 - Representatives Bacon and Zent added as coauthors
  • 02-05-2018 - Third reading: passed; Roll Call 163: yeas 63, nays 27
  • 02-05-2018 - Senate sponsors: Senators Doriot and Messmer
  • 02-06-2018 - Referred to the Senate
  • 02-07-2018 - First reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources
  • 02-13-2018 - Senator Messmer removed as second sponsor

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
01-29-2018House - Committee VoteHouse634yes
02-05-2018House - Third readingHouse632710yes

Sponsors (4)