SB 0516 Restricts a landlord from entering a tenant's premises unless the landlord gives reasonable notice
LR Number:S2135.01I Fiscal Note:2135-01
Committee:Insurance and Housing
Last Action:03/08/99 - Referred S Insurance & Housing Committee Journal page:S424
Effective Date:August 28, 1999
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Current Bill Summary

SB 516 - Under this act, a landlord may only enter the premises rented by the lessee for a reasonable business purpose and after giving reasonable notice. The landlord cannot require the lessee to waive his or her right of prior notice as a condition of entering a lease. If the landlord violates this act, the lessee may receive: 1) a rent reduction up to a full rescission of the lease; 2) his or her security deposit; and 3) a $100 fine may be imposed upon the landlord. This act will apply to written and oral leases entered into or renewed on or after January 1, 2000.