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2019 House Bill 4095: Revise foster care home zoning restriction
Introduced by Rep. John Reilly (R) on January 24, 2019
To revise a law that prohibits local zoning codes from excluding a child foster care facility with six or fewer residents from being located in a residential neighborhood. The bill change this to prohibit zoning ordinances that ban foster care homes with up to 10 residents if they are located on 20 acres or more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee on January 24, 2019
Reported in the House on March 13, 2019
To the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on March 13, 2019
Reported in the House on May 7, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 73 to 36 in the House on May 21, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To revise a law that prohibits local zoning codes from excluding a child foster care facility with six or fewer residents from being located in a residential neighborhood. The bill would extend this preemption to include foster care homes with up to 10 residents if they are located on 20 acres or more.
Received in the Senate on May 22, 2019
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on May 22, 2019

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