2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1243
Construction defects; resolution; change certain provisions
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 generally, so as to change certain provisions relating to resolution of construction defects; to clarify how builders and homeowners are required to operate under Part 2A relating to resolution of construction defects; to change conflicting language within Part 2A; to provide a better framework for dispute resolution; to change certain definitions; to change certain provisions relating to notice of claim and the response of the contractor to the claim; to change certain provisions relating to discovery of additional defects after original notice of a claim is given; to change certain provisions relating to the effect of a claimant´s acceptance of settlement and subrogation of insurance; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/28/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/06/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/03/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2006 - House Hopper