Bill Summaries: H488 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 6 2017 - View summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends the long title.

    Deletes all proposed amendments to GS 42-45.

    Amends GS 42-45 to apply that statute to members of the Active Guard and Reserve under section 101 of the US Code, or a military technician under section 10216 of Title 10 of the US Code, in addition to the currently authorized members of the Armed Forces of the United States.

  • Summary date: Mar 27 2017 - View summary

    Amends GS 42-45 to further extend the protections there for early termination of a rental agreement for members of the Armed Forces to active and reserve National Guard members and military technicians. Deletes the provision in subsection (b) requiring tenants to pay liquidated damages. Provides that rent amounts that are unpaid for the period preceding the effective date of the lease termination are to be paid on a prorated basis, without an early termination charge. Requires the tenant to pay any other obligations under the terms of the lease, including reasonable charges for excess wear and tear.