Bill Summary

HB 621 Property Rights (2024 Session)
Property Rights: Authorizes property owners or authorized agents to request assistance from sheriff for immediately removing unauthorized occupants from residential dwelling under certain conditions; requires specified complaint; provides requirements for sheriff; authorizes arrest of unauthorized occupant; provides that sheriff is not liable to any party for loss, destruction, or damage; provides that property owner or agent is not liable to any party for loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal property unless it was wrongfully removed; prohibits unlawfully detaining, or occupying or trespassing upon, residential dwelling intentionally & causing at least specified amount of damage; provides criminal penalties for any person who knowingly & willfully presents false document purporting to be valid lease agreement, deed, or other instrument conveying real property rights; prohibits listing or advertising for sale, or renting or leasing, residential real property. Effective Date: July 1, 2024
11/21/23
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Filed
11/30/23
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Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
11/30/23
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Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
01/30/24
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On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/01/24, 8:00 am, 404 H - PCS
02/01/24
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Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; 13 Yeas, 4 Nays
02/01/24
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
02/02/24
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Now in Judiciary Committee
02/19/24
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/21/24, 8:00 am, 404 H - PCS
02/21/24
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Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee; 15 Yeas, 3 Nays
02/21/24
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Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed
02/22/24
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Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
02/26/24
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Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/29/24
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Filed on 11/21/23
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Amendment 1000 PCS
Filed on 01/30/24
Adopted
0621C1
Filed on 02/01/24
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Amendment 1000 PCS
Filed on 02/19/24
Adopted
0621C2
Filed on 02/21/24
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Amendment 813461 DE
Filed on 02/27/24
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