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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1758         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1496


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Ronald Mariano


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 for achieving insurance responsibility.






Ronald Mariano

3rd Norfolk

Martha Coakley

Attorney General

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1758        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1496

By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1496) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law.  The Judiciary. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 468 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act for achieving insurance responsibility.

              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 25C of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended in subsection (5), by striking out in the first sentence the words, “a fine of not more than one thousand five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both”, and inserting in place thereof the following:- imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 5 years or by imprisonment in jail for not less than 6 months nor more than 2 1/2 years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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