Legislative Q&A

Learn about the bills introduced this legislative session

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CST)
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* Registration open until 2/17/21 at 10:00 AM (CST)

Event Details

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Apartment Association of Nebraska Logo 12143 West Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
United States
(402) 333-5331

A few of the bills to be discussed include:

 

LB 45

Oppose

Remove requirement for the tenant to show extraordinary cause and pay the amount of rent owed into the Court in order to continue the court hearing.

LB 46

Oppose

Eliminate option to serve tenant eviction lawsuit by posting summons and lawsuit on the door and requiring summons and lawsuit to be served by personal service.

LB 128

Oppose

Prevent Court from making public any eviction where Writ of Restitution was not served on tenant or court enters an order dismissing eviction proceeding against tenant.

LB 205

Oppose

Change provisions related to unpaid rent.  Including limiting the amount of late fees and removing other fees.

LB 246

Oppose

Require every eviction lawsuit to state the specific statutory for the eviction.

LB 268

Oppose

Change the landlord’s right to access the rental property.  Including stating a specific reason for entry, reasonable period landlord anticipates entering and obtain consent from at least one tenant before entering.

LB 320

Oppose

Change provisions relating to evicting tenants under Five-Day Notice to Quit by allowing Violence Against Women Act protections to apply and to allow victims of domestic violence to terminate a lease.

LB 358

Oppose

To prevent a landlord from retaliating against the tenant if tenant complained to the landlord about housing code violation or violation of lease agreement or has attempted to exercise right or remedy under the terms of the lease or the law.  Creates a rebuttable presumption that landlord retaliated against resident if landlord or tenant bring a lawsuit if tenant made a complaint a complaint to the landlord about housing code or violation of lease agreement within the past six months.