|BILL AS INTRODUCED||2007-2008|
Introduced by Senator Mullin of Rutland District
Subject: Municipal government; house pricing
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to prohibit a municipality from adopting a requirement in any form, whether by ordinance, rule, or regulation, or as a condition for granting a building permit, that establishes a maximum sales price for a privately produced housing unit or residential building lot.
AN ACT RELATING TO PROHIBITING MUNICIPALITIES FROM REGULATING HOME PRICES
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 24 V.S.A. § 2293a is added to read:
§ 2293a. AUTHORITY TO REGULATE HOME PRICES
Notwithstanding 17 V.S.A. § 2631, no town, city, or incorporated village, by ordinance, resolution, or other enactment or by requirement for a permit necessary to construct housing, shall directly or indirectly regulate the price for any privately developed housing unit on a residential building lot.
The Vermont General Assembly
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