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Legislation


2003 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 872

File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carter, Anderson, C. Davis, Gutierrez, Harrison, Haynes, Jones, Kirk, Murray, Oaks, and Paige
Entitled:
Landlord and Tenant - Disclosure Requirements and Tenant Remedies

Synopsis:

Adding to the exclusive jurisdiction of the District Court a petition for injunction filed by a tenant in a specified wrongful eviction action; establishing a cause of action and court procedures for wrongful eviction; requiring a lease for specified residential dwelling units to include a statement relating to lead poisoning abatement; and requiring a landlord's written complaint in an action for distress or for repossession to include a specified inspection certificate.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/7
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/12
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Clarence Davis, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Gareth E. Murray, District 20
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Jeffrey A. Paige, District 44
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
BONDS -see also- COUNTY & BALTIMORE CITY BONDS; STATE BONDS.
CIVIL ACTIONS -see also- SMALL CLAIMS
COURTS -see also- CIRCUIT; APPEALS; DISTRICT; ORPHANS'; etc.
DISCLOSURE
DISTRICT COURTS
EVICTION
FINES
HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES -see also- ASBESTOS; RADIATN.
HEARINGS
HOUSING -see also- APARTMENTS; CONDOMINIUMS; MOBILE HOMES
INSPECTIONS -see also- MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION
JURISDICTION
LANDLORD AND TENANT -see also- EVICTION; LEASES & RENT; etc.
LEASES AND RENT
NOTICES
PETITIONS
PROCESS SERVING
SHERIFFS
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 4-401 )
Real Property
( 8-208 , 8-208 , 8-208.1 , 8-208.2 , 8-211 , 8-211.1 , 8-303 , 8-303 , 8-401 , 8-401 , 8-405 )

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (PDF), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)
Amendments: None offered