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SB 412: Residential Tenancies

GENERAL BILL by Rouson

Residential Tenancies; Requiring that courts in a judicial circuit in which a residential eviction mediation program has been established refer matters involving a residential eviction to mediation; restricting availability of a specified summary procedure in actions where a landlord is seeking to recover possession of a residential unit; removing the requirement that a residential tenant defending against a landlord’s action for possession pay accrued rent to the registry of the court, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/2/2021 Senate - Introduced -SJ 65
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2021 Senate • Filed
1/15/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 65
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 65