Bill Status of SB1967 98th General Assembly
Short Description: RECORDERS-UNLAWFUL COVENANTS
Sen. Adriane Johnson - Christopher Belt - Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawful restrictive covenant may be filed, for a fee not to exceed $10, by: (1) the holder of an ownership interest in property that is subject to the unlawful restrictive covenant; or (2) a common interest community association, a condominium association, a unit owners' association, or a master association of a parcel of property subject to the association's declaration and the parcel is subject to an unlawful restrictive covenant. Includes requirements for a restrictive covenant modification and the petition to modify. Provides that, on receipt of a restrictive covenant modification, the recorder shall submit the restrictive covenant modification together with a copy of the original instrument referenced in the restrictive covenant modification to the State's Attorney, except, if a recorder determines that the a restrictive covenant modification submitted is clearly an unlawful restrictive covenant, the recorder may proceed to record the restrictive covenant modification. If the restrictive covenant modification is submitted to the State's Attorney, the State's Attorney shall make a determination within 30 days as to whether the original document contains an unlawful restrictive covenant and the recorder may not record the modification unless the State's Attorney determines an unlawful restrictive covenant exists. Limits liability of a county recorder and county for unauthorized modifications. Defines terms. Contains other provisions.