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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 809         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1583

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Dennis A. Rosa

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to transfer on death real estate registration.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 809        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1583

By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1583) of Dennis A. Rosa, Stephen L. DiNatale and James J. Dwyer for legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2132 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to transfer on death real estate registration.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Notwithstanding any General or special law, or rule or regulation to the contrary, owners of interests in real property in the commonwealth shall be allowed to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such real property.  The deed shall identify the beneficiary or beneficiaries who shall succeed to the ownership of the property at the time of the owner’s death; provided, however, that the beneficiaries shall have no interest in the property, and the owner shall retain full power to transfer or encumber said property or to revoke the transfer on death deed at any time during his life.

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