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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1104
Landlord and tenant; dispossessory proceedings; provisions
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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 landlord and tenant, so as to provide that a landlord may initiate dispossessory proceedings immediately after refusal by tenant of demand for possession; to provide that a service by posting the summons to the premises and mailing a copy to the defendant shall be sufficient for entry of a default judgment for possession in the absence of an answer being filed; to require payment of rent and utility payments into court at the time the answer is due; to provide for the payment of certain sums into the registry of the court; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/09/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/26/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2006 - House Hopper
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