Senate Bill 21

Last Action 01/04/22: to Licensing & Occupations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the screening of tenants.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 153
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 383 to limit applicant screening charges for charges made within a 60 day period; prohibit landlords from charging screening fees without notice to the applicant; require screening criteria from landlords; require landlords to return charges if the dwelling is filled before the screening; disallow landlords from considering applicant's certain previous actions, arrests, or criminal charges; require landlords provide denied applicants with a written statement pursuant to specific criteria putting forth one or more reasons for the denial.
Index Headings of Original Version Housing, Building, and Construction - Fair applicant screening practices, landlords
Landlord and Tenant - Fair applicant screening practices, landlords
Real Estate - Fair applicant screening practices, landlords
Public Protection - Fair applicant screening practices, landlords


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Licensing & Occupations (S)

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