HB 693 - Prohibits Liens on Property Where Solid Waste Fees Are Delinquent

HB 693 would repeal the state law that permits local governments to place liens on properties for unpaid trash fees without going to court first. Local governments would still have other collection options, including filing a claim in Magistrate Court; a judgment from Magistrate Court can still be filed as a lien against the property of the debtor. Because direct filing of trash liens provides another tool for local government collection of unpaid fees, ACCG opposes this legislation. Please contact your Senators and encourage them to oppose this bill.