Bill Summary for H 803 (2017-2018)
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AN ACT TO CODIFY DAVENPORT V. D.M. RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC., REGARDING CRIMINAL RECORDS OF TENANTS, OCCUPANTS, AND GUESTS AND TO ALLOW FOR AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS TO DIRECT THE REMOVAL OR DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY OF A DECEDENT LOCATED IN LEASED PREMISES.Intro. by Hardister, Ross, Goodman, W. Richardson.
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Enacts new GS 42-14.5. Provides that the criminal record of any prospective or current lessee, occupant, or guest does not make a future injury or damage arising from that person foreseeable by the lessor or lessor's agent, nor does a lessor or a lessor's agent have the duty to screen for, or refuse to rent because of, the criminal record of a prospective or current lessee, occupant, or guest.
Amends GS 42-25.7 to provide that landlords have rights to the personal property of their residential tenants in accordance with GS 28A-25-2, or the other currently listed statutes.
Amends GS 28A-25-1 (Collection of property by affidavit when decedent dies intestate). Provides that a public administrator or heir that has presented an affidavit under this statute is entitled to remove or otherwise dispose of a decedent's personal property located in demised premises.
Amends GS 28A-25-1.1 (Collection of property by affidavit when decedent dies testate). Provides that a public administrator, executor of a will, devisee, or heir that has presented an affidavit is entitled to remove or otherwise dispose of the decedent's personal property located in the demised premises.
Amends GS 28A-25-2 (Effect of an affidavit). Provides that a lessor of the demised premises that, pursuant to an affidavit, removes, throws away, or otherwise disposes of the personal property located in demised premises is discharged and released to the same extent as if the lessor dealt with a duly qualified personal representative of the decedent. Provides that the lessor is not required to see to the application of the personal property or evidence thereof, or to inquire into the truth of the affidavit.
Effective when the bill becomes law, and applies to affidavits submitted on or after that date.