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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 864         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 621


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Daniel A. Wolf


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 compliance of condominium associations.






Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

John Hart, Jr.

First Suffolk

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Linda Dorcena Forry

12th Suffolk

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Thomas P. Kennedy

Second Plymouth and Bristol

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

SENATE DOCKET, NO. 864        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 621

By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 621) of Daniel A. Wolf, John Hart, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.  Housing. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to compliance of condominium associations.

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

              SECTION 1. Subsection (c) of section 10 of Chapter 183A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the last paragraph the following paragraph:-

              In an action brought by an owner or mortgagee holding a recorded first mortgage to enforce this subsection in which the organization of unit owners or their manager or management agent is found not to be compliant with this subsection, the organization of unit owners shall be responsible for all reasonable attorney fees incurred in the action.

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