Bill Summary

Landlord and tenant; charge for late payment of rent; restrictions. Provides that a landlord shall not charge a tenant for late payment of rent unless such charge is provided for in the written rental agreement, and that no such late charge shall exceed the lesser of 10 percent of the periodic rent or 10 percent of the remaining balance due and owed by the tenant.

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Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-30House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)Yea: 6 No: 1 Other: 0Document
2020-01-30House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)Yea: 6 No: 1 Other: 0Document
2020-02-04House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (19-Y 3-N)Yea: 19 No: 3 Other: 0Document
2020-02-07House: VOTE: Passage (80-Y 20-N)Yea: 80 No: 20 Other: 0Document
2020-02-27Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 1-N)Yea: 11 No: 1 Other: 0Document
2020-03-02Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)Yea: 39 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-03-03Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)Yea: 38 No: 2 Other: 0Document
2020-04-22Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 6-N)Yea: 34 No: 6 Other: 0Document
2020-04-22House: VOTE: (68-Y 26-N)Yea: 68 No: 26 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2020-04-22Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1231)
2020-04-22Enacted, Chapter 1231 (effective 4/22/20)
2020-04-22Signed by President as reenrolled
2020-04-22Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
2020-04-22Reenrolled bill text (HB1420ER2)
2020-04-22Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2020-04-22Governor: Emergency clause added by Governor's recommendation
2020-04-22Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 6-N)
2020-04-22VOTE: (68-Y 26-N)
2020-04-22House concurred in Governor's recommendation (68-Y 26-N)
2020-04-22Placed on Calendar
2020-04-11Governor's recommendation received by House
2020-03-12Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-06Signed by President
2020-03-06Signed by Speaker
2020-03-06Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1420ER)
2020-03-03Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)
2020-03-03Read third time
2020-03-02Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-27Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 1-N)
2020-02-10Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-02-10Constitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-07VOTE: Passage (80-Y 20-N)
2020-02-07Read third time and passed House (80-Y 20-N)
2020-02-06Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1420H1
2020-02-06Committee substitute agreed to 20107394D-H1
2020-02-06Read second time
2020-02-05Read first time
2020-02-04Reported from General Laws with substitute (19-Y 3-N)
2020-02-04Incorporates HB1669 (Collins)
2020-02-04Committee substitute printed 20107394D-H1
2020-01-30Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)
2020-01-15Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
2020-01-08Referred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-08Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102897D


Name District
Jeffrey BourneHD-071
Alfonso LopezHD-049
Lashrecse AirdHD-063
Lamont BagbyHD-074
Clinton JenkinsHD-076
Jerrauld JonesHD-089
Paul KrizekHD-044
Jason MiyaresHD-082
Marcia PriceHD-095