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CS/CS/HB 733: Marketable Record Title Act

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Smith, D. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ausley

Marketable Record Title Act; Revises rights not affected or extinguished by marketable record titles; revises what types of interests are extinguished by marketable record title; provides that discriminatory restrictions are unlawful & unenforceable; provides certain discriminatory restrictions are extinguished & severed from recorded title transactions; provides requirements for parcel owner to remove discriminatory restriction from covenant or restriction; requires persons with certain interests in land which may be extinguished to file notice to preserve such interests.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/21/2019 House • Filed
12/16/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 61
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 61
1/17/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/22/20, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
1/22/2020 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 438
1/24/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 437
1/27/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 444
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 444
2/4/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/06/20, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2/6/2020 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 528
2/7/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 522
2/10/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 529
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 896
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 972
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 972
3/9/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 554
• Received -SJ 554
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary