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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1436 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act promoting housing stability and homelessness prevention in Massachusetts

By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of David M. Rogers, Michael S. Day and others for legislation to establish a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Housing.

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David M. Rogers , Michael S. Day

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness and, in response to a housing emergency that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.


Name District/Address
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Michael S. Day 31st Middlesex
David Paul Linsky 5th Middlesex
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Paul J. Donato 35th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Rob Consalvo 14th Suffolk
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Dylan A. Fernandes Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Steven C. Owens 29th Middlesex
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
William C. Galvin 6th Norfolk
Tommy Vitolo 15th Norfolk
Kate Lipper-Garabedian 32nd Middlesex
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Mindy Domb 3rd Hampshire
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Erika Uyterhoeven 27th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Richard M. Haggerty 30th Middlesex
Michelle L. Ciccolo 15th Middlesex
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
Danillo A. Sena 37th Middlesex
Liz Miranda 5th Suffolk
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Walter F. Timilty Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Michael P. Kushmerek 3rd Worcester
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Daniel R. Carey 2nd Hampshire
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
Jacob R. Oliveira 7th Hampden
Patricia A. Duffy 5th Hampden
Jessica Ann Giannino 16th Suffolk
Brandy Fluker Oakley 12th Suffolk
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Orlando Ramos 9th Hampden
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Mathew J. Muratore 1st Plymouth
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Jon Santiago 9th Suffolk
Adam J. Scanlon 14th Bristol
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Carol A. Doherty 3rd Bristol
Joan Meschino 3rd Plymouth
Andres X. Vargas 3rd Essex
Rebecca L. Rausch Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Vanna Howard 17th Middlesex
Edward R. Philips 8th Norfolk
Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk

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