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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 756, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/7/2017 at 10:40 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1015 Landlords and Tenants Stafford Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee

    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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