SB 182 Changes the amount of damages that a tenant can recover when the security deposit is wrongfully withheld by a landlord
Sponsor: Curls
LR Number: 0810S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/29/2015 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S221
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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SB 182 - Currently, if a landlord wrongfully withholds any portion of the security deposit then the tenant can recover as damages not more than twice the amount withheld. This act provides that a tenant shall recover as damages twice the amount wrongfully withheld by the landlord.

This act is identical to provisions contained in SB 309 (2015), and to HB 2283 (2014) and HB 884 (2013).

JESSI BAKER