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SB 1794: Landlords and Tenants

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Landlords and Tenants; Providing requirements for rental agreements; providing that certain provisions in a rental agreement are void and unenforceable; removing the option for a landlord to deposit certain money into a non-interest-bearing account; requiring certain records be removed from a tenant’s credit report under certain circumstances; prohibiting a landlord from engaging in certain conduct; providing definitions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 225
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 225
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

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  • SB 1794, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2019 at 6:26 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1283 Landlords and Tenants Smith Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    83.43 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    83.455 Page 3 (pdf)
    83.46 Rent; duration of tenancies. Page 4 (pdf)
    83.47 Prohibited provisions in rental agreements. Page 4 (pdf)
    83.49 Deposit money or advance rent; duty of landlord and tenant. Page 5 (pdf)
    83.51 Landlord’s obligation to maintain premises. Page 10 (pdf)
    83.54 Enforcement of rights and duties; civil action; criminal offenses. Page 10 (pdf)
    83.56 Termination of rental agreement. Page 11 (pdf)
    83.60 Defenses to action for rent or possession; procedure. Page 16 (pdf)
    83.67 Prohibited practices. Page 17 (pdf)
    83.675 Page 21 (pdf)
    83.676 Page 22 (pdf)

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