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SB 756: Rent and Repossession

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Rent and Repossession; Requiring a court to conduct a trial within a specified time for certain actions involving repossession of a dwelling unit; authorizing the court to order a tenant to pay certain rent into the registry of the court during pendency of a proceeding if the tenant requests a continuance of a certain duration or a jury trial; requiring the court to schedule the case for immediate trial if such payment is not made, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 93
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary