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 Bill Status of HB5199  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford and Mr. Nicholas K Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Blight Mitigation Act. Provides that a property owner that lives within one-fourth of a mile of and on the same street as residential real property that has been abandoned may, after the property has been continuously abandoned for 12 months, petition the court for title to the land. Provides that the court shall order that title to the real property be transferred to the petitioner if the petitioner presents clear and convincing evidence that: (1) the property is abandoned; (2) the owner of the property has been made a party to the action in accordance with the Code of Civil Procedure and court rules; and the property is not: listed for sale on a multiple listing service; being maintained in receivership status; or under contract for sale.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2018HouseTo Real & Personal Property Law Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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