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CS/HB 903: Adverse Possession

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Davis ; Waldman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Campbell ; Clarke-Reed ; Gibbons ; Rader ; Slosberg ; Stark

Adverse Possession; Revises terminology; requires certain conditions to be met before real property is legally adversely possessed without color of title; requires person claiming adverse possession to make return of property by providing return to property appraiser using uniform return; specifies contents of return; requires return to contain notice; provides criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-246
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/19/2013 House • Filed
2/28/2013 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 93
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 93
3/11/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
3/13/2013 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 258
3/15/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 254
3/18/2013 House • Now in Finance and Tax Subcommittee -HJ 270
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 03/20/13, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
3/20/2013 House • Favorable by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 306
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 306
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 373
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 373
4/22/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/13
4/24/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 763
• Amendment(s) adopted (127075) -HJ 763
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 833
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 833
4/25/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 671
• Referred to Judiciary -SJ 671
• Withdrawn from Judiciary -SJ 608
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 608
• Substituted for CS/SB 1166 -SJ 608
• Read 2nd time -SJ 608
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 691
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 691
4/29/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 967
6/17/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/28/2013 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-246