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HB17-1159

Remedies For Forcible Entry And Detainer

Concerning actions related to forcible entry and detainer.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill adds to the current descriptions of forcible detainer the act of a person preventing an owner from access to or possession of property by locking or changing the lock on the property.

The bill creates a procedure for the plaintiff to seek a temporary, mandatory injunction giving the plaintiff possession of the property if a complaint for forcible entry or detainer is filed. The procedure requires the plaintiff to store any personal property found on the property but allows the plaintiff to recover the costs of the storage.

The bill establishes as new crimes related to forcible entry and detainer the crimes of unlawful occupancy and unlawful reentry.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Becker
Sen. J. Cooke

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COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.