HB1279 (2018) Detail

Allowing additional charges under a lease to be included in a demand for rent.


HB 1279 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2058

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1279

 

AN ACT allowing additional charges under a lease to be included in a demand for rent.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Graham, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits the landlord to include additional charges owed under the terms of the lease agreement in a demand for rent.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2058

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT allowing additional charges under a lease to be included in a demand for rent.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Time of Demand for Rent and Other Damages.  Amend RSA 540:8 to read as follows:

540:8  Time of Demand.  Such demand may be made when the rent is due or while it is in arrears, but the lessor shall not demand a greater sum than the whole rent in arrears and any charges owed by the tenant under the terms of the lease agreement, including but not limited to late fees and utility costs, when demand is made.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

Links

HB1279 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1279 Revision: 1876 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 9:54 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Judiciary HJ 1 P. 5
Jan. 24, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/24/2018 01:00 PM LOB 208
Feb. 14, 2018 Executive Session: 02/14/2018 LOB 208
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-6; RC)
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-6; RC) HC 9 P. 70
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 6, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 125
Special Order to 3/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 49
March 15, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65; extending deadline for action to 3/22/2018 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 69
March 21, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 198-125 03/21/2018 HJ 9 P. 6