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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 242         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 231

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 242        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 231

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 231) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1888 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail.
 

              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.  Notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, no resident of the Commonwealth shall be liable for unsolicited credit cards, checks, or vouchers sent to them by commercial banks, mortgage lenders, or any others authorized to do business in the Commonwealth. Such redeemable items, if cashed, shall be the responsibility of said vendors, unless it can be proven the addressee personally redeemed the item.

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