SECTION 1. Whereas, assisted living residences were created to provide comprehensive services to the elderly population; and
Whereas, agreements as defined in this chapter are not and were never intended to create residential tenancies within landlord tenant law; and
Whereas, assisted living residences are not and were never intended to be residential or commercial landlords within landlord tenant law.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
Section 18 of chapter 19D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (d) the following subsection:-
(e) For the purposes of this chapter, and any other general or special law, assisted living residences certified under this chapter shall not be subject to the provisions of chapter one hundred and eighty-six or chapter two hundred and thirty-nine except insofar as set forth in section nine (a)(18) of this chapter.
SECTION 2. This act shall become effective on January 15, 1995.
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