Bill Text: TX HB2013 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to provision of a verified accounting for actions involving foreclosure of a lien on residential real property or recovery on a consumer credit account.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-15 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence [HB2013 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2013-Introduced.html
  87R1020 SCL-D
 
  By: Reynolds H.B. No. 2013
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to provision of a verified accounting for actions
  involving foreclosure of a lien on residential real property or
  recovery on a consumer credit account.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Title 6, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, is
  amended by adding Chapter 150B to read as follows:
  CHAPTER 150B. REQUIREMENTS FOR ACTIONS INVOLVING CERTAIN DEBTS
         Sec. 150B.0001.  VERIFIED ACCOUNTING REQUIRED IN CERTAIN
  ACTIONS. An applicant for an expedited order allowing foreclosure
  of a lien on residential real property under Rule 736, Texas Rules
  of Civil Procedure, a petitioner in an action for judicial
  foreclosure of a lien on residential real property, or a claimant
  seeking recovery in an action on a consumer credit account must file
  with the application, petition, or pleading a verified accounting
  of:
               (1)  the balance due on the account;
               (2)  each payment made on the account; and
               (3)  the total and final principal amount on the
  account.
         SECTION 2.  Section 150B.0001, Civil Practice and Remedies
  Code, as added by this Act, applies only to an action that commences
  on or after the effective date of this Act.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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