CS/HB 551: Public Nuisances
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; McClain ; Payne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Stone
Public Nuisances; Revises notice requirements for temporary injunctions relating to enjoinment of certain nuisances & extends notice period before lien may attach to certain real estate; provides that use of location for criminal or gang-related activity is public nuisance; declares that any place used on more than two occasions within certain period as site of specified violations is nuisance & may be abated or enjoined; provides property owner opportunity to remedy nuisance before specified legal actions may be taken against property in certain circumstances.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/24/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 66
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 66
3/21/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/25/19, 3:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/25/2019 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 520
3/26/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 492
3/27/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to State Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 536
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 536
4/8/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/10/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/10/2019 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 633
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 633
4/12/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
4/16/2019 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 745
4/17/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 745
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
4/24/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 814
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 864
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 864
4/25/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 503
• Received -SJ 503
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice
CS/HB 551, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/26/2019 at 4:40 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)
Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/17/2019 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 668 (c1) Public Nuisances Perry Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Rules
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 4/25/2019 11:45 AM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 60.05 Abatement of nuisances. Page 1 (pdf) 823.05 Places and groups engaged in criminal gang-related activity declared a nuisance; massage establishments engaged in prohibited activity; may be abated and enjoined. Page 5 (pdf)
HB 551, Original Filed Version Posted 1/24/2019 at 9:40 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2019 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 668 Public Nuisances Perry Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Rules
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 499235 - Amendment
Between lines 17 and 18, insert:
Adopted without Objection
Citations - Statutes (1)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 823.05 Places and groups engaged in criminal gang-related activity declared a nuisance; massage establishments engaged in prohibited activity; may be abated and enjoined. Page 1 (pdf)
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