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House Bill 1464


House Bill 1464

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Various matters concerning property. Expands the list of persons who are prohibited from bidding on property at a tax sale to include: (1) persons who have been convicted of maintaining a common nuisance; and (2) persons on whom a fee has been imposed for multiple law enforcement runs to the person's property. Provides that persons who are prohibited from bidding at a tax sale are also prohibited from purchasing property at a sheriff's foreclosure sale. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally maintains a building, structure, vehicle, or other place that is used for the purpose of prostitution, criminal gang activity, or criminal gang intimidation commits maintaining a common nuisance. Specifies certain acts that are included in the definition of "waste" under the landlord-tenant law. Provides that if a court finds that the tenant has committed or threatens to commit waste to a rental unit, the court must order the tenant to return possession of the dwelling unit to the landlord immediately. Provides that if a landlord obtains a court order to evict a tenant, the landlord may remove and dispose of the tenant's personal property in accordance with the court order, without delivering the personal property to a warehouseman. Repeals superseded provisions relating to storage of a tenant's personal property. Authorizes the prosecuting attorney to impose a criminal activity investigation fee on the owner of property if at least three reports substantiating the occurrence of certain types of criminal activity on the property have been filed by law enforcement officers during the preceding 12 months. Establishes certain restrictions on the imposition of the fee. Provides that if a fee remains unpaid for more than 30 days after it is billed to the property
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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