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- Landlord and Tenant - Eviction Actions - Filing Surcharge and Prohibited Lease Provisions
- Sponsored by
- The President (By Request - Office of the Attorney General) and Senators Smith, Hettleman, Carter, and Waldstreicher
- In the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 2:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Increasing, from not more than $18 to not less than $120, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential property against a residential tenant; requiring the District Court to assess the surcharge against a landlord and prohibiting the court from awarding or assigning the surcharge against a residential tenant; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2021
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( 8-208, 8-401 )
Last Updated: 4/1/2021 6:16 PM