CS/HB 1277: Residential Tenancies [EPCC]
GENERAL BILL by Safety & Security Council ; Patterson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Holder ; Nehr ; Altman ; Heller ; Ambler
Residential Tenancies [EPCC]; allows landlord to terminate rental agreement & recover liquidated damages or charge tenant early termination fee for breach of agreement, or both, under certain circumstances; requires tenant to indicate acceptance of early termination fee or liquidated-damages provision in rental agreement in order for provision to take effect; provides limit on combined total of damages & fee; provides liability of tenant for rent, etc. Amends 83.43,.595.
Last Action: 5/2/2008 House - Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Introduced -HJ 00090
• Referred to Safety & Security Council -HJ 00183
• Referred to Constitution & Civil Law (SS) by Safety & Security Council -HJ 00211
• On Committee agenda-- Constitution & Civil Law (SS), 03/21/07, 9:00 am, 12-H
• Favorable with 4 amendment(s) by Constitution & Civil Law (SS); YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -HJ 00246; Now in Safety & Security Council -HJ 00246
• On Council agenda-- Safety & Security Council, 04/18/07, 9:30 am, Reed Hall
• CS by- Safety & Security Council; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 00587
• CS read 1st time on 04/23/07 -HJ 00579; CS filed
• Placed on Special Order Calendar -HJ 00775; Read 2nd time -HJ 00830; Amendment(s) adopted -HJ 00830
• Read 3rd time -HJ 00909; CS passed as amended; YEAS 101 NAYS 14 -HJ 00909
• In Messages; Received, referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary -SJ 00781; Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Judiciary -SJ 00738; Substituted for CS/SB 2730 -SJ 00739; Read 2nd and 3rd times -SJ 00739; CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 00739
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 00945
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Vetoed by Governor
• Veto Message received, referred to Rules & Calendar Council -HJ 00004
• Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
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