MA H1865 | 2015-2016 | 189th General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H4606


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 73-6)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2015 - 25% progression
Action: 2016-09-12 - Accompanied a study order, see H4606
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.

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Protecting abandoned animals in vacant properties


Rep. David Rogers [D]Rep. Sean Garballey [D]Rep. Denise Provost [D]Rep. David Linsky [D]
Sen. Jason Lewis [D]Rep. Mark Cusack [D]Rep. Susan Gifford [R]Rep. William Galvin [D]
Rep. Dennis Rosa [D]Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante [D]Rep. James Miceli [D]Rep. Stephen DiNatale [D]
Rep. John Lawn [D]Rep. Paul Tucker [D]Rep. Colleen Garry [D]Rep. Paul Heroux [D]
Rep. Michelle DuBois [D]Sen. Barbara L'Italien [D]Rep. Peter Kocot [D]Rep. Timothy Madden [D]
Rep. Alan Silvia [D]Rep. Keiko Orrall [R]Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]Rep. James Arciero [D]
Rep. Brian Ashe [D]Rep. Ruth Balser [D]Rep. Jennifer Benson [D]Sen. Michael Brady [D]
Rep. Paul Brodeur [D]Rep. Thomas Calter [D]Rep. Gailanne Cariddi [D]Rep. Tackey Chan [D]
Sen. Brendan Crighton [D]Rep. Daniel Cullinane [D]Rep. Josh Cutler [D]Rep. Marjorie Decker [D]
Rep. Angelo D'Emilia [R]Rep. Marcos Devers [D]Sen. Diana DiZoglio [D]Rep. James Dwyer [D]
Rep. Lori Ehrlich [D]Sen. James Eldridge [D]Rep. Carole Fiola [D]Rep. Denise Garlick [D]
Rep. Thomas Golden [D]Rep. Carlos Gonzalez [D]Rep. Danielle Gregoire [D]Rep. Jonathan Hecht [D]
Rep. Kate Hogan [D]Rep. Kevin Honan [D]Rep. Kay Khan [D]Rep. Kevin Kuros [R]
Rep. Brian Mannal [D]Rep. Paul Mark [D]Rep. Paul McMurtry [D]Rep. Aaron Michlewitz [D]
Sen. Michael Moore [D]Rep. Frank Moran [D]Rep. James Murphy [D]Sen. Marc Pacheco [D]
Rep. Jerald Parisella [D]Rep. Alice Peisch [D]Rep. William Pignatelli [D]Rep. Angelo Puppolo [D]
Rep. Jeffrey Roy [D]Rep. Daniel Ryan [D]Rep. Tom Sannicandro [D]Rep. John Scibak [D]
Rep. Frank Smizik [D]Rep. Todd Smola [R]Rep. Theodore Speliotis [D]Rep. Thomas Stanley [D]
Rep. Benjamin Swan [D]Sen. Bruce Tarr [R]Sen. Walter Timilty [D]Rep. Timothy Toomey [D]
Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]Rep. Aaron Vega [D]Rep. Chris Walsh [D]


2016-09-12HouseAccompanied a study order, see H4606
2016-01-19JointHearing rescheduled to 01/21/2016 from 11:00 AM-03:00 PM in B-2
2016-01-14JointHearing scheduled for 01/21/2016 from 11:00 AM-03:00 PM in B-1
2015-01-20SenateSenate concurred
2015-01-20HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government

Same As/Similar To

H4606 (Replaced by) 2016-09-12 - Discharged to the committee on House Rules
H2044 (Similar To) 2016-05-19 - Committee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
H2043 (Similar To) 2016-05-05 - Accompanied a study order, see H4242
H2042 (Similar To) 2016-06-20 - Accompanied a new draft, see H4414
H3071 (Similar To) 2016-09-15 - Accompanied a study order, see H4610
H1864 (Similar To) 2016-04-07 - Read second and ordered to a third reading

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