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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2918 191st (2019 - 2020)

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

Senate, October 5, 2020 -- The committee on Housing, to whom was referred the 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,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2918). (Representatives DeCoste of Norwell and Crocker of Barnstable dissenting).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Housing
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 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.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.2918
Date Branch Action
10/5/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Housing
10/5/2020 Senate New draft of S2831
10/5/2020 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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