Bill Summary

Abolishes “Office of Manufactured Dwelling Park Community Relations.” Renames “Mobile Home Parks Account” to “Manufactured and Marina Communities Account.” Requires facilities to establish mediation policy for certain disputes. Authorizes grants from Housing and Community Services Department for legal needs of low-income facility tenants. Establishes Manufactured and Marina Communities Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee. Sunsets grants and committee on January 2, 2024. Extends department’s existing duties to manufactured dwellings and manufactured dwelling parks to include marinas and floating home tenants. Requires floating home owners in marina to pay fees to Manufactured and Marina Communities Account. Requires marina owners to pay fees to account and complete educational requirements. Delays operative date. Applies provisions for sale of manufactured dwelling park to marina. Allows tenants of marinas to enter into storage agreements with landlords for 12 months following lease termination. Requires manufactured dwelling park landlord, before maintaining trees, to provide tenant reasonable notice and opportunity to maintain trees. Authorizes marina landlord to require tenant to move floating home at landlord’s cost. Requires marina landlords to extend for-cause termination notice for 10 months to allow tenant to repair home’s float. Authorizes marina landlords to amend rental agreement to charge allowable fees. Amends process for facility landlords to terminate tenancy for cause. Amends requirements for siting, billing and notice before converting facility to submeter or pro rata billing. Amends other facility billing and conversion processes.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2019-04-08Senate Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)Yea: 5 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-04-17Senate Third ReadingYea: 30 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-05-22House Committee Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng bill, and be referred to Ways and Means. (Printed B-Eng)Yea: 9 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-06-14House Committee Do pass with amendments to the B-Eng bill. (Printed C-Eng.)Yea: 18 No: 2 Other: 1Document
2019-06-24House Third ReadingYea: 57 No: 1 Other: 2Document
2019-06-29Senate Third Reading in ConcurrenceYea: 25 No: 2 Other: 3Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2019-08-08Effective date, January 1, 2020.
2019-08-08Chapter 625, 2019 Laws.
2019-07-23Governor signed.
2019-07-03Speaker signed.
2019-07-03President signed.
2019-06-29Rules suspended. Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 25; Nays, 2--Olsen, Thomsen; Absent, 2--Girod, Linthicum; Excused, 1--Boquist.
2019-06-24Third reading. Carried by Keny-Guyer. Passed. Ayes, 57; Nays, 1--Post; Excused, 1--Clem; Excused for Business of the House, 1--Speaker Kotek.
2019-06-20Second reading.
2019-06-19Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed C-Engrossed.
2019-06-14Work Session held.
2019-06-10Returned to Full Committee.
2019-06-10Work Session held.
2019-06-03Assigned to Subcommittee On Transportation and Economic Development.
2019-05-30Referred to Ways and Means by order of Speaker.
2019-05-30Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed B-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means.
2019-05-22Work Session held.
2019-04-29Public Hearing held.
2019-04-22Referred to Human Services and Housing.
2019-04-18First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2019-04-17Third reading. Carried by Prozanski. Passed. Ayes, 30.
2019-04-16Carried over to 04-17 by unanimous consent.
2019-04-15Second reading.
2019-04-12Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2019-04-08Public Hearing and Work Session held.
2019-03-04Public Hearing held.
2019-01-17Referred to Housing.
2019-01-14Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.


Name District
Floyd ProzanskiSD-004
Julianne FaheyHD-014
Alissa Keny-GuyerHD-046