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SB 1488: Construction Defects


Construction Defects; Specifying that certain disclosures and documents must be provided before a claimant may file an action; revising the timeframes within which certain persons are required to serve a written response to a notice of claim; providing requirements for the repair of alleged construction defects; prohibiting certain persons from requiring advance payments for certain repairs; requiring parties to a construction defect claim to participate in certain mandatory nonbinding arbitration within a specified time, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 109
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 109
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs