Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Landlord and Tenant Act. Provides that before entering leased premises without the tenant's permission, a landlord shall provide the tenant with at least 24 hours notice except the landlord or the landlord's representative may enter without notice in an emergency.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Landlord and Tenant Act. Provides that a tenant shall not unreasonably withhold consent to the landlord to enter the dwelling unit: to make necessary or agreed repairs or improvements; to supply services; to conduct required inspections; to exhibit the dwelling unit to purchasers or contractors; to exhibit the dwelling unit to prospective tenants 60 days or less prior to the lease end; for practical necessity for repairs or maintenance that unexpectedly require access; to determine a tenant's compliance with the lease; or in case of emergency. Provides that the landlord shall not abuse the right of access or use it to harass. Provides for notice by the landlord, except in cases of emergency or practical necessity. Provides that a landlord may enter only at reasonable times except in case of an emergency and that an entry between 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M., or at a time requested by the tenant, shall be presumed reasonable. Contains provisions regarding construction of the new provisions.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Further amends the Landlord and Tenant Act. Provides that in a non-emergency circumstance that a landlord's entry between 8:00 A.M. (instead of 9:00 A.M.) and 8:00 P.M. or at any other time expressly requested by the tenant shall be presumed reasonable.