Bill Summary for H 880 (2019-2020)

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Jul 8 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 880 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO ALLOW AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS TO DIRECT THE REMOVAL OR DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY OF A DECEDENT LOCATED IN LEASED PREMISES AND TO AUTHORIZE COLLECTION OF CERTAIN EXPENSES RELATED TO A SUMMARY EJECTMENT PROCEEDING AND EXECUTION OF A WRIT OF POSSESSION.
Intro. by Hardister, Ross, Richardson, Hunter.

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Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Eliminates proposed GS 42-14.5, which established that (1) the criminal record of any prospective or current residential lessee, occupant, or guest does not make any future injury or damage arising from the lessee, occupant, or guest foreseeable by the lessor or the lessor's agent and that (2) the residential lessor or the lessor's agent is not obligated to screen for or refuse to rent because of the criminal record of a prospective or current lessee, occupant, or guest.

Eliminates the proposed changes to GS 42-46(i), which provided that in the event of a judgment in favor of the landlord, out-of-pocket expenses not included in the judgment are chargeable to the tenant and can be collected by the landlord in any post-judgment attempt to settle or collect amounts owed, so long as the expenses and collection are allowable under the terms of the lease or agreement. Makes clarifying and technical changes to proposed GS 42-46(k), concerning alternative tenant-landlord dispute resolution.

Eliminates proposed GS 42-36.1B, concerning post-judgment satisfaction agreements, and the proposed subsection to GS 1A-1, Rule 60, concerning a motion by the prevailing party for relief from the judgment.

Makes clarifying changes to the effective date provisions.

Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.

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