Gov. Baker Signs Bill To Extend Remote Meetings & Eviction Protections Through April 1, 2022

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BOSTON – Massachusetts Governor Charlie baker has signed legislation to extend remote meetings through April 1 2022.

Bill S 2475, An act relative to extending certain COVID-19 measures adopted during the state of emergency, was worked out between the Massachusetts Senate and the House of Representatives last night.

Other parts of the new law include:

  • Temporarily reinstates remote permissions for representative town meetings, nonprofit member meetings, notary services, and reverse-mortgage loan counseling
  • Extends until April 1st, 2022 eviction protections put in place during the pandemic
  • Extends certain flexibilities for assisted living residences, and the ability for medical assistants, podiatrists, phlebotomists and certain military personnel to administer COVID-19 vaccines
  • Permits to-go beer, wine, and cocktail sales by restaurants through May 1st, 2022, which must be sold at the same price for off-premises consumption as for on-premises consumption

Read the full text of the legislation, as passed.


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