CS/HB 295: Construction Defects
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Santiago
Construction Defects; Requires specified real estate licensees to disclose construction defect claim relating to residential real property & its outcome; revises provisions relating to construction defects including notice of claim requirements, inspections of property subject to claim, & service of copies of notice; provides jury verdict & final judgment requirements; requires seller of real property to disclose specified information relating to construction defect to buyer; requires claimant to notify mortgagee or assignee within specified timeframe after settlement or judgment of construction defect claim; requires claimant to update notice within specified timeframe under certain circumstances.
Last Action: 2/25/2020 House - On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 28
• Introduced -HJ 28
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/29/20, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 483
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Business and Professions Subcommittee
• CS referred to Commerce Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 482
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 482
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 481
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
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