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CS/HB 21 -  Construction Defects

by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee and Andrade (CO-SPONSORS) Borrero; Fischer; McClain
Revises cause of action requirements for statutory civil actions relating to certain violations; requires that person submit construction defect claim to warranty provider before serving notice of claim; provides requirements for claimant & warranty provider; provides that certain actions do not constitute admission of liability & may not be admissible in action; revises provisions relating to construction defects & notice of claim requirements; authorizes claimant to request that independent qualified third party make repairs; tolls statute of limitations in certain circumstances; requires claimant to notify mortgagee or assignee within specified timeframe after service of notice of construction defect claim; requires claimant to send second notice within specified timeframe under certain circumstances.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Now in Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9:25 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 03/10/2021 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/10/2021 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/10/2021 - 8:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/09/2021 - 6:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 03/09/2021 - 6:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 03/09/2021 - 6:07 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 03/08/2021 - 3:56 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:10 AM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:10 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/17/2021 - 12:39 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/10/2021 - 4:02 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 11/30/2020 - 10:33 AM Member: Andrade Committee: Version: __

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