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SB 1406: Landlords and Tenants


Landlords and Tenants; Amending provisions relating to defenses to action for possession of a dwelling unit; providing conditions under which the court may waive the requirement that a tenant pay rent into the registry of the court; revising provisions relating to default judgment upon waiver of a tenant’s defenses, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/6/2016 Senate • Filed
    1/14/2016 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Regulated Industries; Fiscal Policy -SJ 189
    • Introduced -SJ 189
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1406, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2016 at 2:45 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 849 Landlords and Tenants Stafford Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CJS)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    83.60 Defenses to action for rent or possession; procedure. Page 1 (pdf)

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