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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1986         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1629

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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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 establishing a time frame for taking action against an appraiser .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1986        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1629

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1629) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to limit the time within which certain legal actions may be taken against appraisers.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act establishing a time frame for taking action against an appraiser .
 

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

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

              Section 189 of Chapter 112 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding a new sub-paragraph (13) as follows:

              (13) No action may be taken under this Section against a person licensed under Sections 173 to 195 of Chapter 112 inclusive unless the action is commenced within 5 years after the date the report is signed or within 2 years after final disposition of any judicial proceeding in which the appraiser provided testimony related to the assignment, whichever period expires last.

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