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SB 898: Tenant Safety

GENERAL BILL by Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Taddeo ; Book ; Berman ; Bracy

Tenant Safety; Citing this act as "Miya's Law"; requiring landlords of nontransient or transient apartments to require employees to undergo background screenings as a condition of employment; authorizing landlords to disqualify persons from employment under certain circumstances relating to criminal offenses; revising what constitutes reasonable notice for repairs of dwelling units; requiring public lodging establishments licensed as nontransient or transient apartments to take certain actions relating to employee background screenings and keys for dwelling units, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 1/20/2022 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/25/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/12/2021 Senate • Filed
11/30/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 60
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 59
1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/25/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building