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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.956 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes

By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 956) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.

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Jeffrey Sánchez

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is 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.


Name District/Address
Jeffrey Sánchez 15th Suffolk
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Bud Williams 11th Hampden
Carmine L. Gentile 13th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Jack Lewis 7th Middlesex
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Harold P. Naughton, Jr. 12th Worcester
Daniel Cullinane 12th Suffolk
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Natalie Higgins 4th Worcester

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