IN HB1219 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Various housing matters. Defines "principal dwelling land contract" (contract) as a land contract for the sale of real property: (1) designed for the occupancy of one to two families; and (2) that is or will be occupied by the buyer as the buyer's principal dwelling. Provides that the seller under a contract must provide the buyer with certain disclosures at least 10 days before the contract is executed. Sets forth disclosures that must be included in a contract. Provides a three day cancellation period for the buyer. Specifies certain recording provisions for principal dwelling land contracts. Permits a person to expunge records in connection with certain eviction actions in which the person was a defendant. Requires a landlord who denies an applicant's application for the rental of a dwelling unit based on information in a tenant screening report to provide the applicant with a copy of the tenant screening report. Adds a housing court as a problem solving court that may be established by a city court or a county court. Provides that a violation of disclosure provisions related to land contracts and a failure to investigate an alleged error in a tenant screening report constitute deceptive acts under the deceptive consumer sales act.

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Title

Various housing matters.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representatives Shackleford and Negele
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Clere

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