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Statute of Limitations - Residential Leases Signed Under Seal

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Delegate Waldstreicher


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Clarifying the time period within which a civil action on a residential lease that has been signed under seal must be filed; and declaring that it is the intent of the General Assembly to clarify that an action for rent arrears under any kind of residential lease must be filed in compliance with specified provisions of law.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Waldstreicher, Barve, and Holmes
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Leases and Rent
Statutes of Limitation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(5-101, 5-102)

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