CS/CS/HB 537 -  Fees in Lieu of Security Deposits

by Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Mooney (CO-SPONSORS) Fernandez-Barquin; Maney
Authorizing a landlord to offer a tenant the option to pay a fee in lieu of a security deposit; requiring the landlord to notify the tenant of certain unpaid fees and costs within a specified time after the conclusion of the tenancy; prohibiting the landlord from accepting certain payments; specifying that landlords have exclusive discretion as to whether to offer tenants the option to pay a fee in lieu of a security deposit, etc.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: 03/14/22 S Died in Rules on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:02 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

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Bill Text

    • 300015 , Nixon Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 29 House: Ruled Out of Order 02/22/2022 06:16 PM
    • 363193 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 33 House: Failed 02/22/2022 06:20 PM
    • 692831 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 33 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 06:21 PM
    • 265065 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 49 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 06:22 PM
    • 339961 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 78 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 06:22 PM
    • 970427 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 105 House: Adopted 02/22/2022 06:24 PM
    • 183697 , Mooney Date Filed: 02/09/22, Line#: 139 House: Adopted as Amended 02/22/2022 06:36 PM
    • AA 811683 , Mooney Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 13 House: Adopted 02/22/2022 06:35 PM
    • 407339 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 149 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 01:36 PM
    • 861099 , Nixon Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 150 House: Ruled Out of Order 02/22/2022 06:37 PM
    • 826663 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 150 House: Failed 02/22/2022 06:42 PM
    • 253473 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 0 House: Failed 02/22/2022 06:49 PM
    • 844227 , Mooney (JDC) Date Filed: 01/31/22, Line#: 28 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 02/01/2022 02:18 PM
    • 467361 , Mooney (CIV) Date Filed: 01/18/22, Line#: 71 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 01/19/2022 06:51 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 02/24/2022 02:33 PM   Yeas: 88 Nays: 27 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 568] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Rules Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:02 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: e1
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 461 Time: 02/28/2022 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Rules -SJ 461 Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:47 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Immediately certified Time: 02/24/2022 - 4:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 88, NAYS 27 Time: 02/24/2022 - 2:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 02/24/2022 - 2:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 02/22/2022 - 8:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 02/22/2022 - 7:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 253473 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 826663 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 861099 ruled out of order Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 183697 adopted as amended Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 811683 adopted Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 970427 adopted Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 339961 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 265065 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 692831 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 363193 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 300015 ruled out of order Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 02/22/2022 - 6:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 407339 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 1:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 811683 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 6:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 339961 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 970427 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 692831 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 826663 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 265065 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 363193 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 253473 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 407339 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 300015 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 2:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 861099 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 2:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/22/2022) Time: 02/17/2022 - 9:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 183697 filed Time: 02/09/2022 - 3:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/04/2022 - 9:06 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 02/04/2022 - 9:06 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/02/2022 - 6:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/02/2022 - 11:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/02/2022 - 11:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 02/02/2022 - 11:08 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Time: 02/01/2022 - 2:18 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 01/28/2022 - 3:58 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 01/21/2022 - 5:48 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/21/2022 - 5:48 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/20/2022 - 6:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 01/20/2022 - 8:36 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 01/20/2022 - 8:36 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/20/2022 - 8:25 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/19/2022 - 6:51 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/14/2022 - 4:14 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 11/19/2021 - 2:51 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 11/19/2021 - 2:51 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 11/19/2021 - 2:51 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 11/08/2021 - 2:30 PM Member: Mooney Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

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83.491 CS/CS/SB 884