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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 318         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 470

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James E. Timilty

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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 the protection of innocent insureds.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James E. Timilty

 

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 318        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 470

By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 470) of James E. Timilty and George T. Ross for legislation relative to the protection of innocent insured .  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 512 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the protection of innocent insureds.
 

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

                                Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Chapter 175 of the General Laws as so appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following new section:-

                                Section 99½ . Insurers issuing the standard policy pursuant to section ninety-nine of this chapter shall not deny payment of claims under said policy to an innocent insured for any intentional loss where the innocent insured did not commit or conspire to commit the act causing such loss.

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