Bill Summary

AN ACT relating to housing; revising provisions relating to the return of security deposits; limiting the amount of fees for late rent; revising provisions relating to the recovery of damages by a tenant for a landlord’s failure to maintain a dwelling unit in a habitable condition; requiring a landlord to allow a former tenant to retrieve essential personal effects and establishing an expedited procedure if a landlord acts unreasonably under such circumstances; authorizing a tenant to take certain actions if a landlord abuses the right of access to a dwelling unit or uses that right to harass the tenant; making various other changes to provisions relating to housing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Date Action Vote Document
2019-04-23Senate Final PassageYea: 11 No: 10 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2019-05-18(Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.3, no further action allowed.)
2019-04-25Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To committee.
2019-04-25In Assembly.
2019-04-23Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 11, Nays: 10.) To Assembly.
2019-04-23From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint.
2019-04-22Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 612.) To printer.
2019-04-22Placed on Second Reading File.
2019-04-22From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2019-03-12From printer. To committee.
2019-03-11Read first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.


Name District
Yvanna CancelaSD-010
Patricia SpearmanSD-001
Julia RattiSD-013
David ParksSD-007
James OhrenschallHD-012
Joyce WoodhouseSD-005