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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)

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  • 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1488, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/7/2020 at 9:55 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 295 (c1) Construction Defects Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Commerce Committee
    H 1381 Construction Defects Gregory Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    S 948 Construction Defects Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Community Affairs

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    558.001 Legislative findings and declaration. Page 2 (pdf)
    558.002 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    558.003 Action; compliance. Page 3 (pdf)
    558.004 Notice and opportunity to repair. Page 4 (pdf)
    558.0045 Page 12 (pdf)

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