Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6034 - Wrongful Retention; Damages
Maine Revised Statutes > Title 14 > Chapter 710-A > § 6034 - Wrongful Retention; Damages
Current as of: 2010
1. Notice to landlord of intention to bring suit; presumption on failure to return deposit. If the landlord fails to return the security deposit and provide the itemized statement within the time periods in section 6033, the tenant shall give notice to the landlord of the tenant's intention to bring a legal action no less than 7 days prior to commencing the action. If the landlord fails to return the entire security deposit within the 7-day period, it is presumed that the landlord is wrongfully retaining the security deposit. [ 1995, c. 52, §2 (AMD) .] 2. Double damages for wrongful retention. The wrongful retention of a security deposit in violation of this chapter renders a landlord liable for double the amount of that portion of the security deposit wrongfully withheld from the tenant, together with reasonable attorney's fees and court costs. [ 1995, c. 52, §2 (AMD) .] 3. Burden of proof. In any court action brought by a tenant under this section, the landlord has the burden of proving that the landlord's withholding of the security deposit, or any portion of it, was not wrongful. [ 1995, c. 52, §2 (AMD) .] SECTION HISTORY 1977, c. 359, (NEW) . 1995, c. 52, §2 (AMD) .
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Tennessee Code > Title 64 > Chapter 5 > Part 2 > § 64-5-206. Time and place of meetings — Compensation of board
Current as of: 2010
The board shall set a regular time and place for meetings and establish rules of order and particularly rules for calling a special meeting of the board.
The members of the board shall serve without compensation, except that they shall be reimbursed for actual traveling expenses and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.
[Acts 1986, ch. 789, § 6.]
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