HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3414        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 814

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

James M. Cantwell

_________________

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to an investigation of flood insurance by the attorney general.

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

1/16/2015

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

2/1/2015

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

2/1/2015

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

2/3/2015

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

1/28/2015

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

1/23/2015

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

1/23/2015

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

1/23/2015

Leah Cole

12th Essex

2/1/2015

Brendan P. Crighton

11th Essex

1/30/2015

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

1/23/2015

Viriato M. deMacedo

Plymouth and Barnstable

1/26/2015

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

1/30/2015

Eileen M. Donoghue

First Middlesex

1/29/2015

Shawn Dooley

9th Norfolk

1/26/2015

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth

1/30/2015

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

1/29/2015

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

1/23/2015

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex

1/29/2015

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

1/25/2015

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

1/29/2015

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

1/29/2015

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

1/23/2015

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

1/30/2015

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

2/4/2015

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

1/30/2015

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

1/26/2015

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

2/1/2015

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

1/29/2015

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

1/28/2015

Barbara A. L'Italien

Second Essex and Middlesex

1/30/2015

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

1/30/2015

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex

1/29/2015

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

1/26/2015

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

1/23/2015

Frank A. Moran

17th Essex

1/23/2015

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

2/1/2015

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

1/29/2015

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

1/26/2015

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

1/29/2015

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

2/2/2015

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

2/2/2015

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

1/23/2015

RoseLee Vincent

16th Suffolk

1/29/2015

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

2/2/2015

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3414        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 814

By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program.  Financial Services.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

_______________

In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

_______________

 

An Act relative to an investigation of flood insurance by the attorney general.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1: Section 11F of Chapter 12 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 6, after the word “insurance”, the following sentence:-“, and the National Flood Insurance Program”

SECTION 2: Section 11F of Chapter 12 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following:

“The Attorney General shall designate within the Insurance and Financial Services Division an Assistant Attorney General and such expert, clerical and other assistants as the work of the Division may require to review and to scrutinize the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program and (b) the methodology used by insurance carriers to determine homeowner insurance rates. “