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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 831         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 374

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James R. Miceli

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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 housing appeals under chapter 40B.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 831        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 374

By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 374) of James R. Miceli for legislation to establish housing appeals committees in the Senatorial districts of the Commonwealth.  Housing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1233 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to housing appeals under chapter 40B.
 

              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 22 of chapter 40B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:— There shall be a housing appeals committee in each senatorial district in the commonwealth. Its members shall consist of 1 person from each city and town in the district, appointed by the mayor in a city and the board of selectmen or town counsel in a town. Whenever an application filed under the provisions of section 21 is denied, or is granted with such conditions and requirements as to make the building or operation of such housing uneconomic the applicant shall have the right to appeal to the appropriate housing appeals committee.

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