SB 189
Criminalizes the failure to vacate leased premises in a rent and possession case under chapter 535
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Last Action:
1/31/2013 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2013

Current Bill Summary

SB 189 - Under the terms of this act, if, after 10 days from the date of the judgment in a rent and possession case the judgment is not set aside or an application for a trial de novo has not been filed, the tenant shall willfully refuse to vacate and surrender the possession of the premises to the landlord or the landlord's agent, the tenant shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

This act is identical to SB 804 (2012).