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CS/SB 612: Residential Tenancies

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Steube

Residential Tenancies; Authorizing landlords to require certain employees to undergo level 1 background screenings; requiring a written disclosure and signed acknowledgement of receipt in rental agreements and rental agreement renewals; authorizing tenants to terminate such agreements and renewals under certain circumstances; requiring deposit money to be refunded to tenants upon such termination; providing that tenants are responsible for any damage he or she caused to the premises, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 12/7/2017 Senate - Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
12/5/2017 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
12/7/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)