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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2492 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act preventing unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes

Senate, March 12, 2020 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of James B. Eldridge, Mike Connolly, Mary S. Keefe, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1373) of Peter Capano and others relative to vacancies in foreclosed homes,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2492).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on the Judiciary
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

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.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.2492
Date Branch Action
3/12/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
3/12/2020 Senate New draft of S931 and H1373
3/12/2020 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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