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Real Property Law

  • 2019-2020 Legislative Session

    HB4123 The Home Rule City Act, Property Lien for Failure to Pay Blight Violation Fine
    HB4509 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Limited Liability Companies
    HB4676 The Recording of Deeds Relating to Real Property
    HB4677 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Prohibited Restrictive Convenants Act
    HB4699 The Home Rule City Act, Property Lien for Failure to Pay Blight Violation Fine
  • 2017-2018 Legislative Session

    HB4015 Condominium Act
    HB4463 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Allow Members of LLCs and Others with Personal Knowledge to Represent in Certain Situations
    HB5362 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
    HB5398 The Use & Recording of Certain Documents Regarding Trusts
    SB0284 An Act to Provide Certain Requirements in Written Instruments Conveying or Mortgaging Real Estate
    SB0465 Construction Lien Act
    SB0671 An Act to Define a Marketable Record Title to an Interest in Land
  • 2015-2016 Legislative Session

    HB4747 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Adverse Possession
    SB0558 Of Estates in Dower
    SB0559 An Act to Provide that Judgments of Divorce Shall Make Provision of the Claims of the Wife in the Property of the Husband
    SB0560 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
  • 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    HB4355 Condominium Act
    HB4626 Land Bank Fast Track Act
    HB4638 Register of Deeds Records, Copy of Original Instrument Verified by Affidavit
    HB4639 Of Alientation by Deed, Recording Affidavit and Copy of Original Conveyance
    HB4640 Recording Copy of Original Conveyance
    HB5057 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Adverse Possession of Property
    HB5069 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Liability for Property Damages
    HB5083 The General Property Tax Act
    SB0743 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Voluntary Membership in State Bar
  • 2011-2012 Legislative Session

    HB4364 Restriction of Adverse Possession, Revised Judicature Act of 1961
    HB4928 Affidavits to Correct Errors or Omissions Relating to Previously Recorded Documents
    HB5052 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Eviction Proceedings
    HB5197 Condominium Act, Auditing Requirements
    SB0684 Affidavits to Correct Errors or Omissions Relating to Previously Recorded Documents
  • 2009-2010 Legislative Session

    HB5753 Home Rental
    HB5804 Adverse Possession
    SB1256 Condominium Association Bylaws
    HB4503 Affidavits to Correct Errors
    HB4869 Eviction Proceedings
    HB5267 Foreclosed Property
    SB0350 Foreclosed Property
    SB0549 Condominium Association Bylaws
    SB0610 Commercial Real Estate Broker's Lien Act
    SB0791 Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
    SB0960 Notaries Public
  • 2007-2008 Legislative Session

    HB6122 Definition of State Real Estate Transfer
    SB1313 Commercial Real Estate Broker's Lien
    HB4236 Allowing Affidavits to Correct Errors in Recorded Documents
    HB4249 Adverse Possession of Certain Property
    HB4515 Consumer Protection Social Security Numbers
    HB4516 Consumer Protection: Social Security Numbers
    HB4517 Consumer Protection: Social Security Numbers
    HB4518 Consumer Protection: Social Security Numbers
    HB4519 Consumer Protection: Social Security Numbers
    HB5032 Zoning Enabling Act Revision
    SB0062 Termination of Tenancy by the Entireties
    SB0554 Road Specification in Real Property
  • 2005-2006 Legislative Session

    HB5625 Allows Real Estate Agents to Represent Landlords in Small Claims Court in Security Deposit Disputes Under Certain Circumstances
    SB0947 Eliminates Alienation by Deed, Proof and Recording of Conveyances, and the Canceling of Mortgages
    SB1099 Creates Commercial Real Estate Brokers Lien
    SB1203 Expands and Provides Certain Revisions to Redemption Period
    HB4523 Prohibits Adverse Possession of Property if Taxes Paid by Title Owner
    HB4732 Allows Property Managers and Other Non-Lawyers to Represent Certain Businesses in Eviction Proceedings
    HB4984 Prohibits Using Source of Income to Discriminate Against Applicants in Real Estate Transactions
    HB5030 Provides Technical Amendment for Notice of Forwarding Address Concerning Landlords and Tenants
    SB0574 Prohibits Using Source of Income to Discriminate Against Applicants in Real Estate Transactions
    SB0693 Prohibits Use of Eminent Domain to Transfer Private Property to Private Entities
    SB0815 Allows Property Managers and Other Nonlawyers to Represent Businesses in Certain Eviction Proceedings
    SJRE Prohibits Taking of Private Property by Eminent Domain for Primary Benefit of Private Entities