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Event Detail – Joint Committee on the Judiciary

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Event Date:1/11/2012

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Real Estate

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S854 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to homestead declarations recording of deeds. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
2 S855 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 855) of Richard J. Ross for legislation to modify rental agreements. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
3 S856 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and another members of the General Court and another for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
4 S857 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 857) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandatory rent escrowing. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
5 S865 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Elizabeth A. Malia, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program. The Judiciary. Karen E. Spilka
6 S890 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven L. Levy and Benjamin Swan for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
7 S651 By Mr. Berry (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 651) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to the estate of the homestead. The Judiciary. Frederick E. Berry
8 S652 By Mr. Berry (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 652) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to the estate of the homestead. The Judiciary. Frederick E. Berry
9 S670 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 670) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to the uniform real property electronic recording act. The Judiciary. Gale D. Candaras
10 S673 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary. Harriette L. Chandler
11 S675 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to the land court department of the Trial Court. The Judiciary. Harriette L. Chandler
12 S676 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Cory Atkins, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary. Sonia Chang-Diaz
13 S684 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Katherine M. Clark, Geraldo Alicea, Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation to enable judicial clarification of ownership in evictions. The Judiciary. Katherine M. Clark
14 S690 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Cynthia S. Creem for legistlation to regulate notaries public to protect consumers. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
15 S692 By Ms. Creem, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 692) of Creem for legislation relative to certain fraudulent instruments filed in the land court [Joint Committee on the Judiciary]. Cynthia S. Creem
16 S694 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 694) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to voluntary withdrawal of land from registration. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
17 S759 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 759) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the proximity of storage facilites utilized in possession of land or tenement cases. The Judiciary. Sal N. DiDomenico
18 S767 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 767) of James B. Eldridge, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Jennifer E. Benson, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary. James B. Eldridge
19 S771 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 771) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, James J. Dwyer, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assuring the integrity of mortgage foreclosure . The Judiciary. James B. Eldridge
20 S779 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to rent escrow. The Judiciary. Jennifer L. Flanagan
21 S796 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to remove the requirement to provide notice to the department of mental health of a license granted to a guardian to sell real estate. The Judiciary. Brian A. Joyce
22 S809 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Thomas P. Kennedy and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary. Thomas P. Kennedy
23 S830 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to clear titles to foreclosed properties. The Judiciary. Michael O. Moore
24 S831 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to allow local wetlands bylaw decisions to be appealed in court. The Judiciary. Michael O. Moore
25 S841 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court. The Judiciary. Michael J. Rodrigues
26 S844 By Mr. Rosenberg (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 844) of Stanley C. Rosenberg (by request) for legislation relative to long-term disability and foreclosure prevention. The Judiciary. Stanley C. Rosenberg
27 S852 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to dangerous trees. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
28 H24 So much of the recommendations of the Commission on Uniform State Laws (House, No. 22) as relates to adopting the uniform assignment of rents act (House, No. 24). The Judiciary.
29 H382 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 382) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to require certain legal notices prior to the auctioning of single or multiple family housing units, condominiums or cooperative units. Housing. Todd M. Smola
30 H438 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 438) of Kevin G. Honan relative to the storage of personal property in evictions. The Judiciary. Kevin G. Honan
31 H439 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Michael F. Kane relative to the definition of homestead. The Judiciary. Michael F. Kane
32 H493 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary. Jeffrey Sánchez
33 H499 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 499) of John W. Scibak relative to condominium and homeowners association disputes. The Judiciary. John W. Scibak
34 H503 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary. Frank I. Smizik
35 H514 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 514) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to require that tenants or occupants deposit with court clerks rents due prior to final disposition of cases. The Judiciary. Thomas M. Stanley
36 H520 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Cleon H. Turner relative to requiring rent escrow accounts in complaints for eviction. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
37 H525 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Karen Waterhouse relative to motor vehicle lien holder notices. The Judiciary. Daniel K. Webster
38 H527 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 527) of Philip Dwyer relative to in-law apartment restrictions. The Judiciary. Daniel K. Webster
39 H1274 By Mr. Adams of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Paul Adams and others for legislation to further regulate summary process modification. The Judiciary. Paul Adams
40 H1275 By Mr. Adams of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Paul Adams and others relative to the placement of rent into an escrow account under certain notices by a landlord to vacate. The Judiciary. Paul Adams
41 H1284 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1284) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the witholding of rent. The Judiciary. William N. Brownsberger
42 H1324 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1324) of John D. Keenan for legislation to certify the validity of a mechanic's lien and reduce the time limitation to file suit. The Judiciary. John D. Keenan
43 H1355 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to establishing mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary. Vincent A. Pedone
44 H1366 By Mr. Speranzo of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1366) of Christopher N. Speranzo relative to the statute of limitations in certain court actions involving zoning violations. The Judiciary. Christopher N. Speranzo
45 H1367 By Mr. Speranzo of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1367) of Christopher N. Speranzo relative to contractor and subcontractor liens. The Judiciary. Christopher N. Speranzo
46 H1368 By Mr. Speranzo of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1368) of Christopher N. Speranzo relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary. Christopher N. Speranzo
47 H2132 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2132) of Tony Eiranova for legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property. The Judiciary. Jennifer E. Benson
48 H2164 By Mr. Fallon of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2164) of Christopher G. Fallon and others relative to the proximity of storage facilities utilized in possession of land or tenement cases. The Judiciary. Christopher G. Fallon
49 H2178 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2178) of Anne M. Gobi and Todd M. Smola relative to the acquisition of estates of homestead. The Judiciary. Anne M. Gobi
50 H2240 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary. Elizabeth A. Malia
51 H2246 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2246) 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. James M. Murphy
52 H2260 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2260) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to tort liability prior to the acquisition of estates of homestead. The Judiciary. Alice Hanlon Peisch
53 H2273 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2273) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the modification of lease or rental agreement late fees. The Judiciary. Chris Walsh
54 H2274 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary. Chris Walsh
55 H2275 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2275) of Martin J. Walsh for legislation to require financial and criminal background searches of perspective purchasers in manufactured housing communities. The Judiciary. Martin J. Walsh
56 H2794 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2794) of Ruth B. Balser relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary. Ruth B. Balser
57 H2798 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2798) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to title insurance. The Judiciary. Antonio F. D. Cabral
58 H2812 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Nancy Francisco relative to real property owners not residing on the property. The Judiciary. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
59 H2818 By Mr. Fallon of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2818) of Christopher G. Fallon relative to power of attorney, estate planning and joint tenancies upon redemption of a writ of execution. The Judiciary. Christopher G. Fallon
60 H2854 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2854) of Angelo M. Scaccia and William F. Galvin relative to judicial foreclosures. The Judiciary. Angelo M. Scaccia
61 H3282 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to judicial foreclosures. The Judiciary. Thomas J. Calter
62 H3362 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3362) of James M. Murphy for legislation to establish penalties for landlords knowingly providing premises used for illegal drug purposes. The Judiciary. James M. Murphy
63 H3545 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3545) of Aaron Michlewitz relative to prohibiting waivers from liability for violations of discrimination laws concerning condominiums. The Judiciary. Aaron Michlewitz

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