2012 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations
Sponsored By:
Senator Zirkin
Real Estate Brokers - Contract Provisions - Payment of Legal Fees


Authorizing a real estate contract submitted to a party by a real estate broker, an associate real estate broker, or a real estate salesperson to contain a provision for the payment of legal fees by the losing party in a legal action involving the parties to the contract only if the provision is equally applicable to both parties to the contract.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agents and Brokers
Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Real Estate -see also- Agents and Brokers

Bill affects the following Statute:

Business Occupations and Professions
( 17-524.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs