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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
County regulation of residential rental premises. Provides that the International Property Maintenance Code applies to a residential lease. Requires a landlord to designate a local agent. Requires a landlord to make certain disclosures to a tenant. Provides that a rental premises leased under a residential lease may not be leased or occupied unless the rental premises has annually been issued a certificate of compliance by the county in which the rental premises is located. Requires a county legislative body to adopt an ordinance to designate or establish a department to implement the statute. (In Marion County, the statute designates the department of metropolitan development.) Requires the adopting ordinance to provide for implementation of the statute. Requires inspections of rental premises under certain circumstances. Provides for civil penalties for violations and other remedies.