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HB 0346 - Property; prohibit retaliation by a landlord against a tenant for taking certain actions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Sharon Cooper (R)
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Judiciary
Senate Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
09. Magistrate CourtsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 346 amends Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the O.C.G.A to prohibit the use of certain retaliatory actions by a landlord against a tenant who exercise any right or remedy provided by for by a lease or law, gives notice of repair, files a code complaint with a government agency, or participates in a tenant organization. The bill further provides tenants remedies for such relations. 

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