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2013 Senate Bill 657: Establish rental unit bedbug procedures
  1. Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on October 29, 2013, to prohibit a landlord from renting a unit that he or she knows is infested with bedbugs; prohibit tenants from moving items out of an infested unit or attempting to apply control treatments to the unit; and require tenants to grant reasonable access to professional pest management personnel and comply with the control protocols established by the landlord. Tenants who cause an infestation would be responsible for treatment costs.
    • Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on October 29, 2013.