2008 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 512
Sponsored By:
Delegates Glenn, Branch, Bronrott, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Doory, Hammen, Harrison, Hucker, Kirk, Lafferty, McHale, Oaks, Robinson, Stein, Stukes, and Tarrant
Real Property - Retaliatory Action by Landlords and Mobile Home Park Owners


Repealing specified provisions of law prohibiting a retaliatory eviction of a tenant or resident by a landlord or mobile home park owner; prohibiting a landlord or park owner from taking retaliatory action against a tenant or resident because the tenant or resident engaged in specified protected activities; providing for a specified defense; authorizing a court to invalidate a landlord's or park owner's retaliatory action; authorizing a court to enter judgment for costs and attorney's fees under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Mobile Homes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Real Property
( 8-208.1 , 8-208.1 , 8A-1301 , 8A-1301 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered