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Event Detail – Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Status:Completed

Event Date:6/19/2013

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Real Estate & Property

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S626 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 626) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the witholding of rent. The Judiciary. William N. Brownsberger
2 S636 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 636) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to the uniform real property electronic recording act. The Judiciary. Gale D. Candaras
3 S682 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to voluntary withdrawal of land from registration. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
4 S700 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 700) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to provide landowners title protection. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
5 S706 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Cynthia S. Creem and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to clarify homestead estates and real estate titles. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
6 S721 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Eileen M. Donoghue and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to electronic deed recording. The Judiciary. Eileen M. Donoghue
7 S726 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of James B. Eldridge and Kate Hogan for legislation relative to construction defect claims by condominium owners. The Judiciary. James B. Eldridge
8 S728 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary. James B. Eldridge
9 S750 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 750) 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
10 S753 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 753) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary. Thomas P. Kennedy
11 S799 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
12 H1188 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary. Ruth B. Balser
13 H1219 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Garrett J. Bradley relative to the declaration of homestead. The Judiciary. Garrett J. Bradley
14 H1226 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary. Michael D. Brady
John F. Keenan
15 H1241 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1241) of Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to reform title insurance. The Judiciary. Antonio F. D. Cabral
16 H1516 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. James M. Murphy
17 H1517 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1517) of James M. Murphy for legislation to establish penalties for landlords knowingly providing premises used for illegal drug purposes. The Judiciary. James M. Murphy
18 H1536 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1536) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to the statute of limitations in certain court actions involving zoning violations. The Judiciary. Eugene L. O'Flaherty
19 H1537 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1537) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to contractor and subcontractor liens. The Judiciary. Eugene L. O'Flaherty
20 H1556 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to tort liability prior to the acquisition of estates of homestead. The Judiciary. Alice Hanlon Peisch
21 H1559 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of George N. Peterson, Jr. for legislation to require financial and criminal background searches of perspective purchasers in manufactured housing communities. The Judiciary. George N. Peterson, Jr.
22 H1569 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation to expand the definition "owner" in relation to homestead protection. The Judiciary. Elizabeth A. Poirier
23 H1580 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1580) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide remedies to consumers for clearing titles after the payoff of mortgages. The Judiciary. John H. Rogers
Michael F. Rush
24 H1583 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1583) of Dennis A. Rosa, Stephen L. DiNatale and James J. Dwyer for legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property. The Judiciary. Dennis A. Rosa
25 H1584 By Representative Rosa of Leominster and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Dennis A. Rosa, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Josh S. Cutler relative to the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary. Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan
26 H1596 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary. Jeffrey Sánchez
27 H1608 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of John W. Scibak relative to condominium and homeowners association disputes. The Judiciary. John W. Scibak
28 H1614 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Alan Silvia and others relative to summary process for possession of land. The Judiciary. Alan Silvia
29 H1615 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1615) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to provide legal services to small business property owners . The Judiciary. Alan Silvia
30 H1616 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1616) of Alan Silvia and others relative to the disposition of the personal property of tenants in actions for possession of land or tenements. The Judiciary. Alan Silvia
31 H1617 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary. Frank I. Smizik
32 H1619 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1619) 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. The Judiciary. Todd M. Smola
33 H1656 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to requiring rent escrow accounts in complaints for eviction. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
34 H1661 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1661) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the representation of a landlord in eviction actions. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
35 H1662 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1662) of Cleon H. Turner relative to rent escrow accounts in eviction actions involving counterclaims concerning the conditions of the premises. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
36 H1663 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1663) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to restricting the use of marijuana. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
37 H1664 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1664) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to rental property and medical marijuana. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
38 H1665 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1665) of Cleon H. Turner relative to the voluntary surrendering of time share interval deeds. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
39 H1669 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1669) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary. Chris Walsh
40 H1670 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1670) of Chris Walsh relative to the modification of lease or rental agreement late fees. The Judiciary. Chris Walsh
41 H2101 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to clarifying municipal regulations regarding medical marijuana. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
42 H2102 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Cleon H. Turner and others realtive to property rights and medical marijuana. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
43 H30 So much of the recommendations of the Commission on Uniform State Laws (House, No. 26) as relates to adopting the uniform assignment of rents act. The Judiciary. NONE
44 H3394 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3394) of Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush for legislation to expedite the sale of foreclosed homes. The Judiciary. Paul McMurtry
45 H37 So much of the recommendations of the Commission on Uniform State Laws (House, No. 26) as relates to the uniform real property electronic recording act. The Judiciary. NONE

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