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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4886 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act to prohibit landlords and brokers from requiring broker's commissions to be paid by a tenant or prospective tenant

By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4886) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Northampton be authorized to prohibit landlords and brokers from requiring broker's commissions to be paid by tenants or prospective tenants. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Lindsay N. Sabadosa , Joanne M. Comerford
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading
Northampton (Local Approval Received)

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill H.4886
Date Branch Action
6/16/2022 House Referred to the committee on Housing
6/21/2022 Senate Senate concurred
7/5/2022 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/08/2022 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
7/25/2022 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
10/27/2022 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
10/27/2022 House Rules suspended
10/27/2022 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
1/3/2023 House No further action taken

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