Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; eviction procedure, acceptance of redemption tenders. (SB282)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Landlord and Tenant; eviction procedure; acceptance of redemption tenders.  Provides that when a tenant presents on or before the first return date on an action for unlawful detainer a redemption tender from a local governments eviction prevention agency, a church or other religious institution, or a nonprofit organization in the amount of all current rent, reasonable late charges, attorney fees, and court costs, the court shall continue the action for 10 days. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103397D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2010Passed by for the day in General Laws and Technology
01/27/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB282E
02/01/2010Printed as engrossed 10103397D-E
02/02/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2010Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Read second time
03/04/2010Read third time
03/04/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2010Passed House with amendment (96-Y 4-N)
03/04/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB282ER)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB282ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 793 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.