Proposed H.B. No. 5636
Session Year 2023


To (1) codify the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority's orders in Docket No. 18-12-25, (2) require utilities to get a permit from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection before tree trimming in public rights-of-way, (3) require an arborist to agree with utility determinations that a tree is hazardous, (4) require utilities to provide stump removal and replacement planting services, and (5) establish fines for violations.

Introduced by:
Rep. Michael D'Agostino, 91st Dist.
Rep. Jennifer Leeper, 132nd Dist.
Rep. Cristin McCarthy Vahey, 133rd Dist.
Rep. Sarah Keitt, 134th Dist.
Rep. Michael D Quinn, 82nd Dist.
Rep. Liz Linehan, 103rd Dist.
Rep. Anne M. Hughes, 135th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/18/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Energy and Technology

Co-sponsors of HB-5636

Rep. Dorinda Borer, 115th Dist.
Rep. Hector Arzeno, 151st Dist.
Rep. Stephen R Meskers, 150th Dist.
Rep. Rachel Khanna, 149th Dist.

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