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2013 House Bill 4613: Establish dead tenant procedures for landlords

Public Act 127 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Margaret O'Brien (R) on April 24, 2013 To establish specific property entry procedures and notice requirements to be followed by a landlord who believes a tenant has died. Also, to shorten the statute of limitations on a tenant suing a landlord for unlawfully interfering with the premises.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 24, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Sean McCann (D) on May 15, 2013 To strip out the provision shortening the statute of limitations on a tenant suing a landlord for unlawfully interfering with the premises.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 15, 2013
Passed 89 to 18 in the House on May 16, 2013 (same description)
To establish specific property entry procedures and notice requirements to be followed by a landlord who believes a tenant has died. Also, to shorten the statute of limitations on a tenant suing a landlord for unlawfully interfering with the premises.
Received in the Senate on May 21, 2013
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 21, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on September 25, 2013 (same description)
To establish specific property entry procedures and notice requirements to be followed by a landlord who believes a tenant has died. Also, to shorten the statute of limitations on a tenant suing a landlord for unlawfully interfering with the premises.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 8, 2013

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