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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4718 191st (Current)

An Act providing for a rent increase freeze in response to COVID-19

By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Mark of Peru, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Paul W. Mark and others relative to rent freeze and rent control during the state and federal state of emergency declarations of March, 2020. Housing.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Lindsay N. Sabadosa , Paul W. Mark
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Housing

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure residents of the Commonwealth are able to remain safely housed during the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, safety, health and convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Elizabeth A. Poirier 14th Bristol
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Christopher M. Markey 9th Bristol
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester

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