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SB 1248: Enforcement of County & Municipal Codes/Ordinances


Enforcement of County & Municipal Codes/Ordinances; Authorizes notices relating to a code violation to be sent by certified mail to the property owner at an address provided to the local government for the purposes of receiving notices or to the registered agent of a corporation for property owned by a corporation. Deletes a requirement for such notices to be sent by first-class mail. Authorizes a code enforcement officer to immediately issue a citation for a code violation if the violator is engaged in violations of an itinerant or transient nature, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/21/2011 Senate • Filed
    3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 93
    3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
    3/23/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/28/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/28/2011 Senate • Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Community Affairs (601934); YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 300
    • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Amendments)
    3/29/2011 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 300
    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1248, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/21/2011 at 11:31 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/25/2011 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 3/28/2011 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1173 Enforcement/County & Municipal Codes & Ordinances Harrison Identical Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CMAS)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    601934 - Amendment
    Delete lines 146 - 238.
    Community Affairs
    2:31 PM
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    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/28/2011 1:00 PM Community Affairs 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    162.12 Notices. Page 2 (pdf)
    162.21 Enforcement of county or municipal codes or ordinances; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    173.01 Foreclosure of municipal tax certificates authorized. Page 6 (pdf)
    173.03 Conditions determining when suit may be brought; lands and claims included. Page 6 (pdf)
    173.04 Procedure for bringing foreclosure suit; certificate of attorney as to notice of suit; jurisdiction obtained by publication of notice of suit; form of notice. Page 7 (pdf)
    173.16 Page 8 (pdf)

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