Bill Summary

AN ACT relating to property; defining certain terms; temporarily authorizing tenants subject to designated eviction proceedings to assert certain affirmative defenses relating to rental assistance and establishing procedures relating thereto; temporarily establishing procedures relating to claims for wrongful eviction; temporarily requiring a court to stay designated eviction proceedings in order to facilitate alternative dispute resolution; temporarily requiring notices for designated eviction proceedings to contain certain information; establishing temporary procedures relating to the provision of rental assistance to certain landlords of single family residences with at least one tenant who has defaulted in the payment of rent; requiring the disbursement of certain federal money in certain circumstances relating to rental assistance; providing a civil penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Date Action Vote Document
2021-05-27Assembly Final PassageYea: 29 No: 12 Other: 1Document
2021-05-31Senate Final PassageYea: 17 No: 4 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2021-06-04Approved by the Governor. Chapter 354.
2021-06-02Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
2021-05-31Senate Amendment No. 835 concurred in. To enrollment.
2021-05-31In Assembly.
2021-05-31Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 17, Nays: 4.) To Assembly.
2021-05-30From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint.
2021-05-30To printer.
2021-05-30Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 835.)
2021-05-30Placed on Second Reading File.
2021-05-30From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2021-05-28Read first time. Referred to Committee on Finance. To committee.
2021-05-28In Senate.
2021-05-27To Senate.
2021-05-27From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint.
2021-05-27To printer.
2021-05-27Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 29, Nays: 12, Excused: 1.)
2021-05-27Dispensed with reprinting.
2021-05-27Read third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 780.)
2021-05-27Declared an emergency measure under the Constitution.
2021-05-27From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2021-05-20From printer. To committee.
2021-05-20Read first time. Referred to Committee on Ways and Means. To printer.
2021-04-09Waiver granted effective: April 8, 2021.


Name District
Ways and Means