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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 281
Georgia Tenant Victim Protection Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to landlord and tenant, so as to enact the "Tenant Victim Protection Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for victims of family violence, sexual assault, stalking, or unlawful harassment who are tenants to terminate rental agreements; to provide for procedures and a form regarding same; to provide for the discharge of such tenants' obligation to pay rent; to protect against the waiver of certain confidential or privileged communications; to protect tenants from retaliation or discrimination for terminating rental agreements; to provide for applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/09/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/07/2017 - House Hopper