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HB 1007: Actions for Rent or Possession

GENERAL BILL by Stafford

Actions for Rent or Possession; Requires court to conduct trial within specified timeframe for certain actions involving possession of dwelling unit; authorizes court to order tenant to pay certain rent into the registry of the court during pendency of proceeding under certain circumstances; requires court to schedule case for immediate trial if payment is not made; deletes requirement that tenant who wishes to defend against certain actions by landlord comply with specified provision; deletes requirement that court enter default judgment in certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/14/2017 House • Filed
12/20/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 87
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 87
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee