2012 House Bill 5742

Allow neighbors to abate abandoned property nuisances

Introduced in the House

June 14, 2012

Introduced by Rep. John Olumba (D-5)

To allow an individual who lives within 1,000 feet of a vacant dwelling to enter the property to secure it against entry, control vermin, trim weeds, remove garbage, and take other measures to eliminate nuisance conditions, unless expressly forbidden by the owner.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary