Oppose Senate Bill 349
Last updated 5/10/2021 at 12:38pm
Some bills benefit the general public while others may benefit one group to the detriment of others, sometimes with devastating long-term effects. State Senate Bill 349 (SB 349) and its companion legislation, House Bill 401, fall into the last category.
The short title of the SB 349, “Increase Housing Opportunities,” may sound beneficial, even praiseworthy, but the act itself most likely would destroy residential areas and charming communities, devalue the homeowners’ properties and remove the ability of publicly elected local officials to guide the course of their own communities....