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HB 163: Dependent Special Districts


Dependent Special Districts; Requires certain prospective buyers to receive disclosure summary before closing on contract for purchase of property in dependent special district; specifies contents of disclosure summary; specifies circumstances under which sales contract may be voided by buyer; authorizes purchasers of property within dependent district to rescind sales contract or collect damages from developer under specified conditions; specifies length of time for which such right applies; authorizes prevailing party to recover reasonable attorney fees; prohibits expenditure of specified funds in defense of action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2019 House • Filed
1/9/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 34
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 34
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee