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Senate Bill 0255


Senate Bill 0255

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Landlord-tenant agreements. Allows a landlord to terminate immediately the rental agreement of a person charged with a criminal offense committed on the rental premises. Authorizes the landlord to obtain an emergency possessory order to evict a tenant charged with committing a criminal offense on the rental property. Permits the civil forfeiture of rental property or receipts owned or possessed by a landlord if the landlord knowingly fails to report the commission of a criminal offense on the rental property or if the landlord receives rent that the landlord knows or reasonably should have known was derived from criminal activity committed on the rental property. Makes conforming amendments.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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