Local Tree Ordinances Under Fire in the Legislature
Dozens of cities in Texas have ordinances that protect trees. Gov. Abbott has vetoed a broadly supported SB 744 tree mitigation bill supported by both houses of the state legislature, the development community and municipal interests charged with protecting the urban forest.
He has called for the abolishment of municipal tree protection ordinances across the state as one of the twenty special session agenda items.
July 18 is the first day of the special session, bill pre-filing can begin Monday June 19, and the special session can last up to 30 days.
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