2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Prior Year Introduction As: HB 296/06 - ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 68
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kach, Boteler, Bromwell, Frush, George, Hucker, Impallaria, Schuler, Shewell, Stull, and Weir
Radio Communications - Regulation of Amateur Radio Equipment - Limitations


Requiring local zoning authorities to comply with specified federal regulations governing amateur radio service; prohibiting specified homeowners associations from restricting or prohibiting the design, placement, screening, height, or use of specified amateur radio equipment; prohibiting homeowners associations exempted from the Act from amending, on or after October 1, 2007, specified governing documents to further restrict or prohibit amateur radio equipment on the property of lot owners; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Communications -see also- Language; Telecommunications
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Federal Government
Homeowners Associations
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.02 , 2.13 , 4.01 , 4.01 )
Real Property
( 11B-111.5 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered