HB 1423: Residential Tenancies
GENERAL BILL by Jenne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baez ; Jacobs
Residential Tenancies; Provides legislative intent; provides definitions; prohibits landlord from evicting tenant or terminating or refusing to enter into residential rental agreement because tenant or tenant's minor child is victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, or stalking; allows victim of such violence to terminate residential rental agreement; provides procedures to notify landlord; provides for liability for payment of rent; requires landlord to change locks of dwelling unit within specified period; authorizes tenant to change locks of dwelling unit under certain conditions; requires landlord to keep certain information related to tenants confidential; provides exceptions; prohibits waiver of provisions of act.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 144
• Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 352
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
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