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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2294         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 957

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael J. Moran

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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 encourage full insurance coverage of claims.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Moran

18th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2294        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 957

By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 957) of Michael J. Moran for legislation to authorize insurance companies to withhold payments for punitive, exemplary or multiple damages unless provided for in the contract.  Financial Services. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to encourage full insurance coverage of claims.
 

              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)

              Chapter 176 D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition,  is hereby

              amended by the addition of the following new section:

              Section 15

              No insurance contract shall be construed to include punitive, exemplary, or multiple damages,

              unless it expressly includes such damages.

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