HB 836 Expedited possession of unlawfully detained rental property.
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Expedited possession of unlawfully detained rental property. Shortens from 21 to 14 days the period allowed under the Residential Landlord and Tenant Act during which a tenant may correct a material noncompliance with his rental agreement and shortens from 30 days to 21 days the period the landlord must wait before termination of a rental agreement for material noncompliance by the tenant. The bill also provides that trial on a summons for unlawful detainer must be held within 10 days of the return date on the summons. The bill also provides that appeal from a district court to a circuit court on an unlawful detainer shall be taken within seven days instead of the current 10 days.

Full text:
01/25/94  House: Presented & ordered printed LD2734244  pdf
12/19/94  House: Introduced bill reprinted LD2734244  pdf

House amendments

01/25/94  House: Presented & ordered printed LD2734244
01/25/94  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/94  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
02/12/94  House: Continued to 1995 in Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
12/08/94  House: Reported from C. J. with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
12/19/94  House: Introduced bill reprinted LD2734244
01/11/95  House: Read first time
01/12/95  House: Read second time
01/12/95  House: Floor amendment agreed to (Giesen)
01/12/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/12/95  House: Passed by for the day
01/13/95  House: Read second time
01/13/95  House: Motion to refer to Committee agred to
01/13/95  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/95  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 1
02/08/95  House: No action taken by General Laws by voice vote