Bill Summary

Landlord and tenant law; tenant remedies. Provides that a general district court may (i) terminate a lease upon the request of the tenant or (ii) order the dwelling unit surrendered to the landlord if the landlord prevails on a request for possession in an unlawful detainer action. Under current law, the court may decide to terminate the lease without a request for termination by the tenant. The bill contains technical amendments and is identical to

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Status

Became Law

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2016-01-18Senate: Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-01-25Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-01-27Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-01-29Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-02-23House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)Yea: 8 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-03-01House: Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N)Yea: 22 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-03-01House: Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N)Yea: 22 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2016-03-04House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)Yea: 101 No: 0 Other: 0Document

Amendments

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Bill History

Date Action
2016-03-23Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0459)
2016-03-11Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 459 (effective 7/1/16)
2016-03-11Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
2016-03-11Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
2016-03-09Signed by President
2016-03-07Signed by Speaker
2016-03-07Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB377ER)
2016-03-07Enrolled
2016-03-04VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
2016-03-04Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2016-03-04Read third time
2016-03-03Read second time
2016-03-01Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N)
2016-02-23Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2016-02-17Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
2016-02-03Referred to Committee on General Laws
2016-02-03Read first time
2016-02-03Placed on Calendar
2016-01-29Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2016-01-28Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB377S1
2016-01-28Committee substitute agreed to 16104404D-S1
2016-01-28Reading of substitute waived
2016-01-28Read second time
2016-01-27Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2016-01-25Committee substitute printed 16104404D-S1
2016-01-25Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
2016-01-18Rereferred to General Laws and Technology
2016-01-18Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
2016-01-11Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2016-01-11Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101054D

Sponsors

Name District
Jill VogelSD-027