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CS/HB 631: Possession of Real Property

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Edwards-Walpole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Roth

Possession of Real Property; Authorizes person with superior right to possession of real property to recover possession by ejectment; provides that person entitled to possession of real property has cause of action to regain possession from another person who obtained possession of real property by forcible entry, unlawful entry, or unlawful detainer; prohibits local government from enacting or enforcing ordinance or rule based on customary use; provides an exception; creates, revises, & repeals related procedural provisions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-94
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/13/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 56
1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 56
1/10/2018 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 313
1/11/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 307, 308
1/16/2018 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 345
1/23/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/25/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/25/2018 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -HJ 441
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 441
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
2/14/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 571
• Read 3rd time -HJ 571
• Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 571
• Amendment(s) adopted (645239) -HJ 586
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 92 NAYS 14 -HJ 586
2/20/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 377
2/21/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 377
3/5/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 688
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 688
• Substituted for CS/SB 804 -SJ 689
• Read 2nd time -SJ 689
• Amendment(s) adopted (296326) -SJ 689
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/6/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 769
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 7 -SJ 769, 770
3/6/2018 House • In returning messages
3/8/2018 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (296326) -HJ 1107, 1109
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 95 NAYS 17 -HJ 1109, 1110
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1110
3/21/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/27/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-94