Bill Summary

Prohibits rent increases during first year of month-to-month tenancies. Lengthens required notice periods for rent increases and termination] of certain periodic tenancies. Limits fee charged to tenants for second or subsequent noncompliance with written nonsmoking rules and policies to $250. Modifies provisions requiring landlord to provide emergency exits from bedrooms. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2016-02-10House Committee Do pass. Refer to RulesYea: 6 No: 3 Other: 0Document
2016-02-16House Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed B-Eng.)Yea: 6 No: 2 Other: 1Document
2016-02-23House Motion to substitute Minority ReportYea: 24 No: 35 Other: 1Document
2016-02-23House Third ReadingYea: 48 No: 11 Other: 1Document
2016-02-25Senate Committee Do passYea: 3 No: 2 Other: 0Document
2016-03-02Senate Third ReadingYea: 16 No: 9 Other: 5Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2016-03-24Chapter 53, (2016 Laws): Effective date March 15, 2016.
2016-03-15Governor signed.
2016-03-08President signed.
2016-03-08Speaker signed.
2016-03-02Baertschiger Jr, Burdick, Hass, Thatcher declared potential conflict of interest.
2016-03-02Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Dembrow. Passed.Ayes, 16; nays, 9--Baertschiger Jr, Ferrioli, Hansell, Johnson, Kruse, Olsen, Thatcher, Thomsen, Whitsett; excused, 5--Boquist, Girod, Knopp, Shields, Winters.
2016-03-02Second reading.
2016-03-02Recommendation: Do pass the B-Eng. bill.
2016-02-25Public Hearing and Work Session held.
2016-02-24Referred to Rules.
2016-02-24First reading. Referred to President's desk.
2016-02-23Third reading. Carried by Keny-Guyer, Gorsek. Passed.Ayes, 48; Nays, 11--Barreto, Bentz, Esquivel, Kennemer, McLane, Nearman, Parrish, Sprenger, Weidner, Whitsett, Wilson; Excused, 1--Evans.
2016-02-23Motion to substitute Minority Report for Committee Report failed.Ayes, 24; Nays, 35--Barker, Barnhart, Barton, Boone, Buckley, Clem, Doherty, Fagan, Frederick, Gallegos, Gomberg, Gorsek, Greenlick, Helm, Holvey, Hoyle, Huffman, Keny-Guyer, Komp, Lininger, Lively, McKeown, McLain, Nathanson, Nosse, Piluso, Rayfield, Read, Reardon, Smith Warner, Taylor, Vega Pederson, Williamson, Witt, Speaker Kotek; Excused, 1--Evans.
2016-02-22Second reading.
2016-02-19Minority Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
2016-02-19Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
2016-02-16Work Session held.
2016-02-15Work Session cancelled.
2016-02-12Work Session cancelled.
2016-02-11Referred to Rules by order of Speaker.
2016-02-11Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Rules.
2016-02-10Work Session held.
2016-02-08Work Session held.
2016-02-05Work Session held.
2016-02-01Public Hearing held.
2016-02-01Referred to Human Services and Housing.
2016-02-01First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2016-01-27Presession Released to the Public.


Name District
Chris GorsekHD-049
Knute BuehlerHD-054
Joe GallegosHD-030
Vic GilliamHD-018
Alissa Keny-GuyerHD-046
Carla PilusoHD-050