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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Natalie M. Blais

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to tiny homes.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Natalie M. Blais

1st Franklin

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

Mindy Domb

3rd Hampshire

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

13th Middlesex

Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

Natalie M. Higgins

4th Worcester

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Tommy Vitolo

15th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3165        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

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By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to establishing requirements and standards for the construction of certain tiny homes.  Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to tiny homes.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 94 of Chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following paragraph:-

(s) To incorporate the International Code Council’s Appendix Q into the code of Massachusetts regulations, 780 CMR, for purposes of defining “tiny homes” and establishing requirements and standards for the construction of tiny homes, and to develop and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to administering and enforcing regulation of tiny homes.  Any Appendix Q provisions incorporated into the code of Massachusetts regulations shall be updated within 1 year of any revision to the International Residential Code for one and two family dwellings.