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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4153        FILED ON: 3/20/2009

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3894

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Todd M. Smola

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act requiring public view ing before auctioning housing units.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act requiring public viewing before auctioning housing units.


 

              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.   Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, no single or multiple family housing unit , or residential condominium, or cooperative unit, shall be auctioned unless an advertised public viewing of at least 2 hours has been conducted no later than 24 hours before the scheduled auction.  The advertisement of such public viewing shall be in a publication of general circulation in the city or town where such auction is to occur and shall appear no later than 10 days before the scheduled auction.              

             

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