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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

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  • 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    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 749, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/20/2017 at 10:58 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 612 (c1) Residential Tenancies Steube Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    83.684 Page 1 (pdf)

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