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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 563
Building Construction; alternative dispute mechanism; definitions; written claim
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 8 of the O.C.G.A., relating to buildings and standards of construction, so as to provide legislative findings; to provide for an alternative dispute mechanism to resolve disputes regarding construction defects; to provide definitions relating to construction; to provide for a written notice of claim by the claimant to the contractor; to provide for a written response by the contractor; to provide for access to dwellings for inspections and repairs; to provide for offers of settlement or repair or both; to provide immunity from liability for certain conditions; to provide for notice of a contractor´s right to resolve construction defects; to provide for claims by associations; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/13/2004 - Effective Date
May/13/2004 - Act 532
May/13/2004 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/21/2004 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/07/2004 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/01/2004 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/01/2004 - House Third Readers
Apr/01/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2004 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2004 - House First Readers
Mar/17/2004 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/17/2004 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2004 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/12/2004 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/25/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2004 - Senate Hopper
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