Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2010

LCO No. 4364

   
 

*HB0524604364HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. JOHNSTON, 51st Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5246

File No. 314

Cal. No. 169

Strike lines 43 to 48, inclusive, in their entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof: "family violence. "

In line 113, after "agreement" insert "solely"

In line 120, after "entitled" insert "solely"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 47a-21 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2010):

(b) (1) In the case of a tenant under sixty-two years of age, a landlord shall not demand a security deposit in an amount or value in excess of [two] three months' periodic rent which may be in addition to the current month's rent.

(2) In the case of a tenant sixty-two years of age or older, a landlord shall not demand a security deposit in an amount or value in excess of [one] two month's periodic rent, which may be in addition to the current month's rent. Upon the request of a tenant sixty-two years of age or older, any landlord who has received from such tenant a security deposit in an amount or value in excess of [one] two month's periodic rent shall refund to such tenant the portion of such security deposit that exceeds [one] two month's periodic rent. "