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HB 1423: Residential Tenancies

GENERAL BILL by Jenne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baez ; Jacobs

Residential Tenancies; Provides legislative intent; provides definitions; prohibits landlord from evicting tenant or terminating or refusing to enter into residential rental agreement because tenant or tenant's minor child is victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, or stalking; allows victim of such violence to terminate residential rental agreement; provides procedures to notify landlord; provides for liability for payment of rent; requires landlord to change locks of dwelling unit within specified period; authorizes tenant to change locks of dwelling unit under certain conditions; requires landlord to keep certain information related to tenants confidential; provides exceptions; prohibits waiver of provisions of act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/7/2017 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 144
    3/10/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 352
    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee

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  • HB 1423, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/7/2017 at 12:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1274 Residential Tenancies Rodriguez Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    83.684 Page 2 (pdf)

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