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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4045 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act establishing an arrearage relief fund

By Ms. Uyterhoeven of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4045) of Erika Uyterhoeven, Mike Connolly and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation to provide universal arrearage relief to the ratepayers of the Commonwealth to address utility debts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Erika Uyterhoeven

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith universal arrearage relief to the ratepayers of the commonwealth to address mounting utility debt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Docket History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill HD.3313
Date Branch Action
7/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
7/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
1/6/2022 Joint Hearing scheduled for 01/11/2022 from 11:30 AM-03:30 PM in Virtual Hearing
8/29/2022 House Accompanied a study order, see H5042

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