ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland lawmaker has introduced the “Jared Kushner Act,” a bill that would prevent state judges from issuing arrest warrants for tenants who are being sued for less than $5,000 in unpaid rent.

The bill filed by Del. Bilal Ali, a Baltimore Democrat, follows The Baltimore Sun’s report that Kushner’s apartment management company was the state’s most aggressive landlord in obtaining civil arrest warrants called “body attachments” against tenants.

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Jared Kushner was CEO of that before becoming an adviser last year to his father-in-law, President Donald Trump.

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Kushner Cos. officials have said the New York-based firm follows industry standards and state law, and seeks arrest warrants as a last resort.

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