SB0396

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Real Property - Use of Coercion, Threat, or Intimidation - Contracts Void

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from coercing, threatening, or intimidating a property owner in a specified manner to induce the property owner to enter into a contract to sell property or grant an easement on a property; establishing that a contract entered into in violation of the Act is void; establishing that, if a person violates the Act, specified contracts entered into for the same project are also void; authorizing a property owner to bring a specified action in the circuit court for the county in which the property is located; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1324
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Court Costs
Damages
Easements
Harassment
Real Estate -see also- Agents and Brokers
Real Property
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Real Property
(10-711)

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.