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 Bill Status of HB0009  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Blight Mitigation Act. Provides that a property owner that lives within one-fourth of a mile of and on the same street as residential real property that has been abandoned may, after the property has been continuously abandoned for 12 months, petition the court for title to the land. Provides that the court shall order that title to the real property be transferred to the petitioner if the petitioner presents clear and convincing evidence that: (1) the property is abandoned; (2) the owner of the property has been made a party to the action in accordance with the Code of Civil Procedure and court rules; and (3) the property is not: listed for sale on a multiple listing service; being maintained in receivership status; or under contract for sale.

DateChamber Action
  12/5/2022HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/12/2023HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2023HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/1/2023HouseTo Commercial & Property Subcommittee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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