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HB 749: Residential Tenancies


Residential Tenancies; Authorizes landlords to require certain employees to undergo level 1 background screenings; provides for termination or disqualification of employees; requires written disclosure & signed acknowledgement of receipt in rental agreements & rental agreement renewals; provides requirements for such disclosure & acknowledgement; authorizes tenants to terminate such agreements & renewals; requires deposit money to be refunded to tenants upon such termination; provides that tenants are responsible for any damage he or she caused to the premises.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/20/2017 House • Filed
12/8/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 66
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 66
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee