SECTION 1. Section 193P of chapter 175 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following new text:
"No insurance company shall cancel or non-renew a fire insurance policy without good cause. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, no policy providing protection against loss by reason of fire to a dwelling or contents thereof shall be issued unless it contains a provision that the insurer will give written notice of its intent not to renew or reissue a policy to the insured at least sixty days prior to the expiration of the policy which notice shall state or be accompanied by a detailed explanation of such decision. The explanation shall include the reasons for the policy non-renewal or cancellation and measures the insured may take to mitigate such reasons. In a manor not otherwise inconsistent with the general laws, The Division of Insurance shall promulgate regulations herein under to enforce the provisions of this act.”
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