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2014 Regular Session



Real Property - Landlord Defenses in Nuisance Actions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Weir


In the Senate - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing a defense to any nuisance action brought under State or local law against a landlord if the tenant's actions are the sole basis for the action and the landlord provides evidence that an action has been filed and is pending in the District Court for repossession of the leased premises, or the landlord possesses a warrant of restitution and is awaiting an eviction.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Weir, Norman, Otto, and Stein
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1222 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
District Courts
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds

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