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SB 586: Foreclosures


Foreclosures; Providing that the purchaser of a foreclosed residential dwelling unit may not take possession until a specified period after notifying a tenant of the intent to take possession; providing that the tenant may terminate a lease upon receiving the notice; providing requirements for landlords following commencement of a foreclosure action; requiring that the landlord hold the security deposit and advance rent in an interest-earning account in specified circumstances; requiring that the landlord disclose in writing to a prospective tenant a foreclosure action and its possible effects on the tenancy; providing an exception to liability for failure to provide notice; requiring the purchaser in a foreclosure sale to credit the tenant for security deposits and advance rents under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/18/2011 Senate • Filed
    11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 51
    1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
    3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 586, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/18/2011 at 1:25 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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