2008 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1344
Sponsored By:
Senators Jones, Astle, Exum, Gladden, McFadden, Muse, and Pinsky
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22

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