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HB405 (BR327) - J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to tenancies in real property.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide that, after the effective date of this Act, residential tenants who hold a domestic violence order, a pretrial release no contact order, or a stalking restraining order may terminate a lease with at least thirty (30) days notice to landlords, while the lease continues for co-tenants; establishe civil action for a landlord's economic losses due to termination against persons restrained by protective orders; for those tenants or applicants for tenancy who hold an emergency protective order, a domestic violence order, a pretrial release no contact order, or a stalking restraining order, those orders cannot serve as a basis for denying a lease and new locks may be requested at the tenant's expense; create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide that, after the effective date of this Act, rental agreements shall not penalize tenants for requesting assistance from emergency services.



     Feb 10, 2015 - introduced in House
     Feb 11, 2015 - to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 23, 2015 - posted in committee