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Original
Chamber
1st
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Referral
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2nd
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3rd
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Opposite
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1st
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2nd
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3rd
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Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
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Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Landlord and Tenant - Failure to Repair Serious and Dangerous Defects - Tenant Remedies (Tenant Justice Act)
Sponsored by
Delegate Stewart
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing a single tenant to seek remedies on behalf of a group of tenants or a tenants' organization for a landlord's failure to repair serious and dangerous defects on the leased premises; authorizing a tenant to bring a civil action for money damages if a landlord fails to repair certain defects within a certain time period; and requiring the award of reasonable attorney's fees to a tenant who prevails in a certain action.
Committee Testimony
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/19/2022
Legislative Date
1/19/2022
Action
First Reading Environment and Transportation
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/25/2022
Legislative Date
1/25/2022
Action
Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/19/2022 1/19/2022 First Reading Environment and Transportation
Text - First - Landlord and Tenant - Failure to Repair Serious and Dangerous Defects - Tenant Remedies (Tenant Justice Act)
House 1/25/2022 1/25/2022 Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.
Last Updated: 7/8/2022 2:16 PM
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