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CS/CS/HB 779: Rental Agreements

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Jones, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Rogers

Rental Agreements; Provides that purchaser taking title to tenant-occupied residential property following foreclosure sale takes title to property subject to rights of tenant; specifies rights of tenant; authorizes tenant to remain in possession of property for 30-days following receipt of written notice; prescribing form for 30-day notice of termination; establishing requirements for delivery of notice; authorizes purchaser to apply for writ of possession if tenant refuses to vacate property; provides exceptions; provides for construction.

Effective Date: 6/2/2015
Last Action: 6/3/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-96
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2015 House • Filed
2/26/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 64
3/13/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/17/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 264
3/18/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 261
3/19/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 274
4/6/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/08/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/8/2015 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 505
4/9/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 501
4/10/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 522
4/17/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/15
4/21/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 624
• Amendment(s) adopted (118237) -HJ 624
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/22/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 671
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
4/22/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 509
• Received -SJ 509
4/23/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 598
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 598
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 524 -SJ 598
• Read 2nd time -SJ 598
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 626
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 626
4/24/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 845
5/18/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/3/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-96