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 Bill Status of HB5612  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  LANDLORD ACCOUNTABILITY

House Sponsors
Rep. Charles E. Jefferson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Landlord Accountability Act. Makes legislative findings. Provides for relocation assistance to be paid by a landlord to a tenant if a tenant's dwelling is condemned or declared unlawful to occupy. Provides that a municipality or other unit of local government may pay relocation assistance to a tenant forced to relocate under the described circumstances and then file an action to collect that amount plus interest, costs, fines, and attorney's fees from the landlord and file a lien for this amount against the property if the amount is not paid. Provides further procedures for enforcement, appeals, and related matters.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2008HouseAssigned to Housing and Urban Development Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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