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CS/SB 898: Tenant Safety

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Taddeo ; Book ; Berman ; Bracy ; Polsky ; Cruz

Tenant Safety; Citing this act as "Miya's Law"; requiring landlords of nontransient or transient apartments to require employees to undergo background screenings as a condition of employment; authorizing landlords to disqualify persons from employment under certain circumstances relating to criminal offenses; revising what constitutes reasonable notice for repairs of dwelling units; requiring public lodging establishments licensed as nontransient or transient apartments to take certain actions relating to employee background screenings and keys for dwelling units, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 1/27/2022 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/12/2021 Senate • Filed
11/30/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 60
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 59
1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/25/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/25/2022 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
1/27/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary; Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government