Homeless Bill of Rights Jan 2016

Jan 1, 2016Pittsfield, MA:

State Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli and supporters of proposed legislation to protect the rights of homeless people are hopeful a bill he is sponsoring will win passage this year.

“It was a late file last session,” the Lenox Democrat said of the legislation — House bill H-1129. “But we hope it will get across the finish line this year.”

Pignatelli said he has always been moved by the plight of the homeless, and is well aware that the image of a homeless person on a park bench in a big city does not tell the entire story.

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Read Bill H.1129 : https://malegislature.gov/Bills/189/House/H1129