Bill Status of HB4873 94th General Assembly
Short Description: RESIDENTIAL CONSTR-DEFECTS
Rep. Randall M. Hultgren
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act. Provides that a construction professional shall be liable to a homeowner for damages caused by the acts or omissions of the professional and his or her agents, employees, or subcontractors. Requires the service of notice to the professional of the complained-of defect in the construction by the homeowner prior to commencement of a lawsuit. Allows the professional to make an offer of repair or settlement and to rescind this offer if the claimant fails to respond within 30 days. Requires the claimant to file with the court a list of known construction defects. Directs the professional to provide a statutory notice to the homeowner upon the execution of a contract. Applies to construction defect claims that arise before, on, or after July 15, 2007, if the claim is the subject of an action commenced on or after July 15, 2007.