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Senate Bill 0254


Senate Bill 0254

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Lease protections for domestic violence victims. Provides that a tenant who is a victim or an alleged victim of a crime involving domestic or family violence, a sex offense, or stalking may have the locks of the tenant's dwelling unit changed at the tenant's cost. Prohibits a landlord from taking certain actions related to such a tenant. Provides that such a tenant is entitled to terminate the tenant's rights and obligations under the rental agreement under certain circumstances. Provides immunity from civil liability to a landlord and to a tenant for taking certain actions under the statute.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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