HB 393 -  Early Termination of Rental Agreement by a Crime Victim

by Trabulsy (CO-SPONSORS) Tant
Prohibits landlord from evicting tenant or terminating rental agreement because tenant or tenant's minor child is victim of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, or stalking; specifies that rental agreement may not contain certain provisions; authorizes victim of such actual or threatened violence or stalking to terminate rental agreement; requires certain documentation & written notice to landlord; provides for liability for rent; specifies that tenant does not forfeit certain money paid to landlord for terminating rental agreement; requires landlord to change locks of dwelling unit within specified period; authorizes tenant to change locks of dwelling unit; prohibits certain actions by landlord.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:21 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:53 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:53 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:53 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/22/2021 - 1:40 PM Member: Trabulsy Committee: Version: __

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83.676 SB 1102