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HB209

Duty to take reasonable precautions; criminal conduct of a third party.

Status:
Killed

Chief Patron:
Mike Mullin (D)

Session:
2018 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Duty to take reasonable precautions; criminal conduct of a third party.

Provides that any person owning, operating, or managing (i) a commercial property used primarily for business purposes or (ii) residential real property that is owned by a person who owns five or more dwelling units that are used primarily for rental as a dwelling unit shall have the duty to ... (More)

...take reasonable precautions to protect the tenants, other authorized occupants, or guests or invitees of such property against injury caused by the criminal conduct of a third party, if the danger of injury by such conduct is known to such owner, operator, or manager or is reasonably foreseeable. The bill provides that the same duty applies to any private security services business contracted to provide services to such person owning, operating, or managing such property.


  • Bill History

  • 12/29/2017 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101369D
  • 12/29/2017 - House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/16/2018 - House: Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
  • 01/31/2018 - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/15/2018 - House: Left in Courts of Justice