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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2735 191st (Current)

An Act providing a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness

June 2, 2020 -- The committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 76) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Thomas M. Stanley and Mike Connolly for legislation relative to the safety, dignity, and civil rights of persons experiencing homelessness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Nick Collins, Jason M. Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor and Paul R. Feeney for legislation to create a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Harriette L. Chandler, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2735) ought to pass.

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Rebecca L. Rausch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Nick Collins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Suffolk
Harriette L. Chandler This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Worcester
Patricia D. Jehlen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Middlesex
Patrick M. O'Connor This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Plymouth and Norfolk
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
James K. Hawkins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Bristol
Paul R. Feeney This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Bristol and Norfolk
Sal N. DiDomenico This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Suffolk
Jack Patrick Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Middlesex
Smitty Pignatelli This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Berkshire
Carmine Lawrence Gentile This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 13th Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Hampshire
Thomas M. Stanley This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Worcester
Mike Connolly This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 26th Middlesex
Michael J. Barrett This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Third Middlesex
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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