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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.

Bill Information

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.

Docket History

Displaying 9 actions for Bill HD.2441
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on Housing
3/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
10/5/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/12/2021 from 11:00 AM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
2/7/2022 House Reporting date extended to Tuesday March 1, 2022, pending concurrence
2/10/2022 Senate Senate concurred
2/22/2022 Senate Senate concurred
5/12/2022 House Reporting date extended to Wednesday June 15, 2022, pending concurrence
5/16/2022 Senate Senate concurred
9/19/2022 House Accompanied a study order, see H5273

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