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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3924 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act enabling local options for tenant protections

By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3924) of Mike Connolly, Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to remove the prohibition on rent control and to provide tenant and foreclosure protections. Housing.

Bill Information

Mike Connolly , Nika C. Elugardo

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith local options for tenant and foreclosure protections to alleviate homelessness, displacement and heavy rent-burden, which constitute an ongoing housing emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.

Docket History

Displaying 10 actions for Bill HD.1100
Date Branch Action
6/24/2019 House Referred to the committee on Housing
6/24/2019 Senate Senate concurred
12/10/2019 Joint Hearing scheduled for 01/14/2020 from 10:30 AM-03:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
12/10/2019 Joint Hearing scheduled for 01/14/2020 from 10:30 AM-03:00 PM in A1 & A2
2/3/2020 House Reporting date extended to Tuesday March 31, 2020, pending concurrence
2/6/2020 Senate Senate concurred
3/30/2020 House Reporting date extended to Sunday May 31, 2020, pending concurrence
4/23/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/4/2020 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/5/2021 House No further action taken

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