HB0545

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Landlord and Tenant - Water and Wastewater Charges - Billing Systems

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Requiring a landlord to disclose to a prospective tenant the method used to charge tenants for the cost of utilities under specified circumstances; requiring a landlord to provide a tenant with information to document a bill for specified utilities if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; authorizing a landlord to recover payment of an arrearage due for specified utilities as rent; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Lafferty
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Apartments
Attorneys' Fees
Condominiums
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Damages
Disclosure
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Leases and Rent
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sewage
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Water
Statutes:Article - Real Property
(8-212.4)

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April 11, 2016 10:20 A.M.