Bill Summary

Creates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person’s immigration or citizenship status. Provides that an oral or written warning notice or explanation, given in good faith, regarding the applicable rental agreement, rules, regulations, lease, or law is not a violation of the Act. Provides that the Act does not enlarge or diminish a landlord’s right to terminate a tenancy pursuant to existing State or local law; nor does the Act enlarge or diminish any ability of local government to regulate or enforce a prohibition against a landlord’s harassment of a tenant. Provides that waiver of a right under the Act by a tenant, occupant, or person known to the landlord to be associated with a tenant or occupant is void as a matter of public policy. Provides remedies. Provides that an action for injunctive relief may be brought by a nonprofit organization. Provides that in a civil action involving a tenant’s or occupant’s housing rights, no inquiry shall be permitted into the tenant’s or occupant’s immigration or citizenship status, with exceptions. Contains a severability clause. Amends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to an eviction that a landlord engaged in conduct prohibited under the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Amends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides that an eviction order may not be entered against a tenant as a reprisal for a tenant’s efforts to secure remedies under the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Effective immediately.

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Status

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2018-05-09Third Reading in SenateYea: 33 No: 18 Other: 0Document
2018-05-30Third Reading in HouseYea: 62 No: 48 Other: 0Document
2018-05-31Concurrence in SenateYea: 32 No: 14 Other: 0Document

Amendments

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Bill History

Date Action
2018-11-28Total Veto Stands
2018-11-13Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
2018-08-24Governor Vetoed
2018-06-29Sent to the Governor
2018-05-31Passed Both Houses
2018-05-31Senate Concurs
2018-05-31House Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 032-014-000
2018-05-31House Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
2018-05-30House Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
2018-05-30House Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-05-30Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 30, 2018
2018-05-30Secretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
2018-05-30Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 062-048-001
2018-05-28Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-05-28House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2018-05-28House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
2018-05-25Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
2018-05-24Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2018-05-24Second Reading - Short Debate
2018-05-24House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2018-05-24House Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
2018-05-24Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-05-23Do Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 008-003-000
2018-05-23Reported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
2018-05-23Recommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 002-001-000
2018-05-22Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-05-22Alternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. André Thapedi
2018-05-18Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-05-17To Real & Personal Property Law Subcommittee
2018-05-17Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-05-15Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2018-05-14Assigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2018-05-14Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2018-05-14Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2018-05-11Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2018-05-10Referred to Rules Committee
2018-05-10First Reading
2018-05-09Chief House Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2018-05-09Arrived in House
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
2018-05-09Third Reading - Passed; 033-018-000
2018-05-09Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Castro
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Withdrawn by Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-05-09Recalled to Second Reading
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-05-09Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 007-003-000
2018-05-08Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
2018-05-08Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
2018-05-08Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-05-08Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 2018
2018-05-08Approved for Consideration Assignments
2018-05-08Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 11, 2018
2018-05-03Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2018-05-02Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
2018-05-02Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2018-05-02Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
2018-05-02Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2018-05-01Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 2, 2018
2018-05-01Approved for Consideration Assignments
2018-05-01Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
2018-04-27Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2018-04-24Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Judiciary
2018-04-23Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2018
2018-04-23Second Reading
2018-04-23Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
2018-04-20Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2018-04-20Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
2018-04-19Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
2018-04-11Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2018-04-11Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
2018-04-11Do Pass Judiciary; 007-004-000
2018-04-10Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
2018-03-14Postponed - Judiciary
2018-03-12Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2018-02-27Assigned to Judiciary
2018-02-15Referred to Assignments
2018-02-15First Reading
2018-02-15Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro