Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 32-31-1-3.

Synopsis: Year to year tenancy on land used for agriculture. Provides that a year to year tenancy on real property used for agriculture terminates on March 1 if the landlord gives written notice to the tenant before the preceding December 1.

Effective: July 1, 2006.


    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.


Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning property.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 32-31-1-3; (06)IN1189.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 32-31-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a tenancy from year to year may be determined by a notice given to the tenant not less than three (3) months before the expiration of the year.
    (b) When real property used for the production of agricultural crops is subject to a tenancy from year to year, the tenancy from year to year terminates on March 1 if the tenant receives written notice of the termination of the tenancy before December 1 of the preceding year, unless otherwise agreed to in a written contract between the landlord and tenant.