2009 House Bill 5034

Establish dead tenant procedures for landlords

Introduced in the House

June 2, 2009

Introduced by Rep. Pam Byrnes (D-52)

To establish procedures a landlord must follow to reenter and formally end the rights of possession of a renter who the landlord believes has died.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

March 17, 2010

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

Aug. 24, 2010

Substitute offered by Rep. Mark Meadows (D-69)

To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.

The substitute passed by voice vote

Passed in the House 99 to 0 (details)

Received in the Senate

Sept. 7, 2010

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary