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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2029         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1307

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert F. Fennell

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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 motor vehicle owner responsibility.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert F. Fennell

10th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2029        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1307

By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1307) of Robert F. Fennell relative to fines for motor vehicle owner responsibility.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2820 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 motor vehicle owner 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 24 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, at the end, the following new subdivision:

              (6) Whoever, being the owner or custodian of a motor vehicle, allows another person to operate said motor vehicle upon any way or in any place to which the public has a right of access or upon any way  or in any place to which members of the public shall have access as invitees or licensees,  and said operation results in property damage or personal injury in which the operator of the vehicle has left the scene of the accident without stopping and making known his or her name, residence, and the registration number of the motor vehicle he is driving, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $200.00 nor more than $1,000.

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