SB 985
Enacts provisions regarding deed restrictions, covenants, or similar agreements running with the land prohibiting ownership or pasturing of chickens
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LR Number:
3366S.01I
Last Action:
2/12/2024 - Hearing Conducted S Local Government and Elections Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 985 - This act provides that no deed restrictions, covenants, or similar binding agreements running with the land shall prohibit or have the effect of prohibiting ownership or pasturing of up to 6 chickens on a lot that is 2/10ths of an acre or larger, including prohibitions against a single chicken coop designed to accommodate up to 6 chickens.

A homeowner's association, as defined by law, may adopt reasonable rules, subject to applicable statutes or ordinances, regarding ownership or pasturing of chickens, including a prohibition or restriction on roosters.

This act is similar to SB 400 (2023).

ERIC VANDER WEERD

Amendments

No Amendments Found.