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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1373         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2669

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven L. Levy

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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 summary process for nonpayment of rent .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1373        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2669

By Mr. Levy of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2669) of Steven L. Levy and John P. Fresolo for legislation to provide for certain summary actions for non-payment for rental accommodations.  Housing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to summary process for nonpayment of rent .
 

              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.  Section 11A of Chapter 186 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 to 3, inclusive, the words "for other than dwelling purposes".

              SECTION 2.  Section 12 of said Chapter 186, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the words "tenant at will", in line 10, the following words:- "unless a written lease provides otherwise in accordance with the provisions of this chapter,".

              SECTION 3.  Section 9 of Chapter 239 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the words "section twelve" and inserting in the place thereof the following words:- "sections 11A and 12".

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