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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2411         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1516

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Murphy

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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 resolve:

Resolve for a commission to study foreclosure mediation program .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2411        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1516

By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1516) of James M. Murphy for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the viability of a foreclosure mediation program and the establishment and implementation of said program.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2246 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Resolve for a commission to study foreclosure mediation program .

 

              Resolved, Resolves, There shall be a special commission to investigate, study, and make a report on the viability of a Foreclosure Mediation Program and the establishment and implementation of said program.  As well as the possibility of Judicial Review of Foreclosures in the Commonwealth.   The report shall assess the necessity of providing Foreclosure Mediation and establish reasonable standards for consumer protection.  The commission shall consist of members chosen by: The Speaker of the House, the Senate President, The Attorney General and the State Banking Commissioner

              The Commission shall file its report, including its recommendations and a draft of any legislation necessary to carry out its recommendations, by filing the same with the clerks of the House of Representatives and the Senate not later than June 30, 2012.

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