CS/HB 551: Public Nuisances
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; McClain ; Payne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Stone
Public Nuisances; Revises notice requirements for temporary injunctions relating to enjoinment of certain nuisances & extends notice period before lien may attach to certain real estate; provides that use of location for criminal or gang-related activity is public nuisance; declares that any place used on more than two occasions within certain period as site of specified violations is nuisance & may be abated or enjoined; provides property owner opportunity to remedy nuisance before specified legal actions may be taken against property in certain circumstances.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: PDF
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 66
• Introduced -HJ 66
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/25/19, 3:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 520
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 492
• Original reference(s) removed: Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to State Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 536
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 536
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/10/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 633
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 633
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 745
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 745
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 814
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 864
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 864
• In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 503
• Received -SJ 503
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice
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