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Senate Bill 0452

Senate Bill 0452

ARCHIVE (2011)

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Termination of residential leases. Authorizes a victim of burglary, residential entry, or criminal trespass to terminate the victim's dwelling rental agreement if the crime was committed at the dwelling. Authorizes a victim of battery, robbery, or any "offense against the person" to terminate the victim's dwelling rental agreement. (Under current law, the only offense against the person providing a basis for termination of the dwelling rental agreement is a sex crime.) Provides that a tenant, if terminating a rental agreement on the grounds of being a victim of one of certain crimes, must include a copy of a police report filed in connection with the crime in the tenant's written notice of termination.
    Current Status:
    In Committee - first House
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