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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2248         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 964

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

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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 to add a compulsory death benefit to automobile liability insurance.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2248        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 964

By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation to add a compulsory death benefit to automobile liability insurance.  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2772 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to add a compulsory death benefit to automobile liability insurance.
 

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

              Chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

              Section 62. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in addition to the automobile liability insurance coverage that is compulsory by law, additional coverage of not less than $100,000 shall be available to the estate of any person killed by the negligence of the operator of a motor vehicle regardless of the relationship of the deceased to the owner or driver of the automobile.  Said coverage would be made available to any estate, which at the time of death of the decedent, was survived by a minor child, a spouse, or dependant parents.

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