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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2831 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act to guarantee housing stability during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery

By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2831) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee housing stability during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery. Housing.

Bill Information

Patricia D. Jehlen

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith ongoing stabilization of the housing market for renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and convenience.


Name District/Address
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk
Joanne M. Comerford Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
Rebecca L. Rausch Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Nick Collins First Suffolk
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
James T. Welch Hampden
Harriette L. Chandler First Worcester
Joseph A. Boncore First Suffolk and Middlesex
Cindy F. Friedman Fourth Middlesex
Michael J. Barrett Third Middlesex

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