2019 Legislation

Tracking bills in the 2019 legislative session that could affect community associations and issues related to landlord/tenant law.

 

Bill NumberStatusTitleDescription
HB-10502/28/2019: Sent to Governor for Signature (Will become effective immediately upon signing)Encourage Use of Xeriscape in Common AreasConcerning the promotion of water-efficient landscaping on property subject to management by local supervisory entities.
HB-11062/25/2019: Passed House; Introduced in SenateRental Application FeesConcerning the rental application process for prospective tenants
HB-11183/6/2019: House Second ReadingTime Period to Cure Lease ViolationConcerning the time allowed for a tenant to cure a lease violation that is not a substantial violation.
HB-11702/27/2019: Passed House; Introduced in SenateResidential Tenants Health and Safety ActConcerning increasing tenant protections relating to the residential warranty of habitability.
HB-11892/19/2019: IntroducedWage Garnishment ReformConcerning wage garnishment reform, and, in connection therewith, reducing disposable earnings by health insurance premiums, reducing the amount that is subject to garnishment, and providing more detailed information to the judgment debtor regarding garnishment.
HB-12122/25/2019: IntroducedRecreating Homeowners' Association Community Manager LicensingConcerning the recreation of the community association manager licensing program.