04RS HB166


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HB 166/LM (BR 818) - S. Baugh

     AN ACT relating to adverse possession.
     Amend KRS 413.010 to increase the statute of limitations in actions for the recovery of real property involving adverse possession from 15 years to 20 years; if the adverse possession arises from fraud or illegality, or in the absence of a recorded or filed deed, instrument, judgment, or decree, deem the plaintiff's right to bring an action to accrue when notice is sent to the plaintiff, or the plaintiff actually brings suit; create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to allow an adverse possessor of real property to file a notice of adverse possession claim with the county clerk, set requirements for such notice, and require a separate notice to be filed for each person who is to be notified; require the county clerk to mail the notice to the person specified in the notice, record and index the notice, and certify on the face of the recorded notice that a copy was mailed to the person specified in the notice; set the fee for filing the notice at $10; amend KRS 413.070 to conform.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (H)

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