Pertinent Bills Advance in Massachusetts
January 31, 2017
Title: An Act relative to vacant and abandoned property in the Commonwealth
Description: Would “authorize municipalities to implement an abandoned property registration and security program“.
Status: The bill had a second reading and was ordered for a third on January 31.
Source: Massachusetts Legislature (H.1109 full text)
Title: An Act to require banks, lending institutions, mortgage companies or sub lenders to file with the registry of deeds in each county within thirty days of mortgage sales and/or foreclosures of property
Description: Would require “certain financial institutions to file sale and foreclosure information with registries of deeds.”
Status: The bill was referred to the Committee on Financial Services on January 23.
Source: Massachusetts Legislature (H.2957 full text)