HB 1283: Landlords and Tenants
GENERAL BILL by Smith, C. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Mercado ; Polo
Landlords and Tenants; Revises & provides requirements for rental agreements; requires landlord provide written notice of certain options by specified time; removes option for landlord to deposit certain money into specified account; revises notice requirements to tenants; provides for damages; requires inspection of dwelling unit to ensure compliance with applicable codes; requires certain records be removed from tenant's credit report; removes requirement that certain money be paid into registry of court; prohibits landlord from engaging in certain conduct; requires landlord to give tenants purchase options on dwelling unit or premises; provides requirements for terminating rental agreement; authorizes filing of civil action & award of damages, court costs, & attorney fees.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 3/3/2019 House • Filed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 128
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 378
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
HB 1283, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2019 at 3:43 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1794 Landlords and Tenants Rodriguez Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Citations - Statutes (12)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 83.43 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf) 83.455 Page 3 (pdf) 83.46 Rent; duration of tenancies. Page 4 (pdf) 83.47 Prohibited provisions in rental agreements. Page 5 (pdf) 83.49 Deposit money or advance rent; duty of landlord and tenant. Page 6 (pdf) 83.51 Landlord’s obligation to maintain premises. Page 12 (pdf) 83.54 Enforcement of rights and duties; civil action; criminal offenses. Page 12 (pdf) 83.56 Termination of rental agreement. Page 13 (pdf) 83.60 Defenses to action for rent or possession; procedure. Page 19 (pdf) 83.67 Prohibited practices. Page 20 (pdf) 83.675 Page 24 (pdf) 83.676 Page 26 (pdf)
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