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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 46
Landlord and Tenant; dispossessory proceedings; defenses and counterclaims; timeframes; appeals
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dispossessory proceedings, so as to change certain time limits; to change the time within which the tenant must file an answer; to change the provisions relating to defenses and counterclaims; to change the provisions relating to tenders of rents owed and costs; to change the period for payments pursuant to court orders; to change the provisions relating to tenants remaining in possession; to change the provisions relating to payments into court; to change certain provisions relating to writs of possession and their effective dates; to change the provisions relating to appeals, the filing thereof, and supplementing the record; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/07/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/06/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/24/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/23/2001 - Senate Hopper
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