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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2469         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2052

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John P. Fresolo

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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 insurance coverage for homeowner heating safety and remediation of oil spills.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

 

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Daniel J. Foley, Jr., Esq.

MAIA


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2469        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2052

By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2052) of John P. Fresolo, Michael O. Moore and F. Jay Barrows relative to insurance coverage for homeowner heating safety and remediation of oil spills.  Financial Services.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to insurance coverage for homeowner heating safety and remediation of oil spills.
 

              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.  Paragraph (b) of Section 4D of chapter 175 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “occurrence” in line 14, the following words: - or the policy’s personal liability limit, whichever is greater

              SECTION 2.  Paragraph (b) of Section 4D of chapter 175 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “applicable” in line 28, the following sentence:- No insurers shall be allowed to exclude said first-party and third-party liability coverage arising out of the release of heating oil under  the liability coverage provisions of a homeowner’s insurance policy.

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