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House Bill 1313


House Bill 1313

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1313 (Updated April 18, 2013 2:43 pm - DI 84)


Regulation of residential landlords, builders, and remodelers. Provides that a political subdivision may not adopt a regulation after February 28, 2013 and before July 1, 2014 relating to landlord and tenant relations, rental agreements, or real property subject to a rental agreement that: (1) requires an owner or landlord to be licensed or to obtain a permit from the political subdivision to lease a rental unit; (2) requires an owner or landlord to enroll or participate in a class or government program as a condition for leasing a rental unit; or (3) imposes or increases a fee or other assessment for inspection of a rental unit, registration of an owner, landlord, or rental unit, or for any other purpose relating to landlord and tenant relations, rental agreements, or real property subject to a rental agreement. Provides that a political subdivision is not prohibited from: (1) imposing or increasing a fee relating to the construction of a rental unit, such as a building permit fee; or (2) establishing a rental unit inspection program. Prohibits a political subdivision from adopting an ordinance or other requirement after February 28, 2013, and before July 1, 2015, that would require a builder or remodeler to be licensed, certified, permitted, registered, or listed by the political subdivision as a condition to the builder or remodeler constructing or remodeling a residential dwelling. Provides that a political subdivision is not prohibited from licensing, permitting, or registering specific trades or issuing permits and approvals that regulate the use, planning, and development of property. Urges the legislative council to assign the topic of regulation of residential leases by political subdivisions to a study committee during the 2013 legislative interim.
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