2013 Regular Session



Landlord and Tenant - Commencement of Actions to Repossess

Sponsored by:

Delegate Niemann


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters

Synopsis:Providing that a landlord may file a written complaint to repossess for failure to pay rent no sooner than 3 days after the day unpaid rent is due and payable; altering the time after which a trial may be held in District Court from 5 to 10 days after the filing of a complaint for an action to repossess for failure to pay rent; altering the process by which a summons is served on a tenant in actions to repossess for failure to pay rent, holding over, and breach of lease; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Niemann and Frush
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):District Courts
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Postal Service
Process Serving
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas
Statutes:Article - Real Property
(8-401, 8-402, 8-402.1)

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October 24, 2017 1:04 P.M.