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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.807 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act preventing unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes

By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of James B. Eldridge, Timothy R. Madden, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Presenter:
James B. Eldridge

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to to protect citizens of the Commonwealth involved in the mortgage foreclosure crisis, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Timothy R. Madden Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex
Carmine L. Gentile 13th Middlesex
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Barbara A. L'Italien Second Essex and Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Linda Dorcena Forry First Suffolk
Evandro C. Carvalho 5th Suffolk
Sarah K. Peake 4th Barnstable
Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. 26th Middlesex
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex
Cory Atkins 14th Middlesex
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Eric P. Lesser First Hampden and Hampshire

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