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Real Property – Body Attachments – Debt Related to Residential Tenancy

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rosenberg


In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)

Synopsis:Establishing that, in the case of a debt related to a residential tenancy where the court has entered a judgment in favor of the landlord, an individual arrested on a certain body attachment and taken before the court or a judicial officer of the District Court is entitled to be represented by counsel, including, if the individual is indigent, the Public Defender or a designee of the Public Defender; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Rosenberg and Dumais
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
District Courts
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Legal Aid
Process Serving
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 28, 2018 12:19 P.M.