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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2534         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 913

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sean Garballey

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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 compulsory motor vehicle liability insurance.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2534        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 913

By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 913) of Sean Garballey relative to the cash deposit required in lieu of liability bond or insurance upon application for motor vehicle registration or renewal.  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1214 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 compulsory motor vehicle 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:
 

              Section1.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word" registration", in the first sentence,  and inserting in place thereof the following word :- "or registration renewal".

              Section,2.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in line 3, after the word"amount of",  the word, "ten"   inserting in place thereof the following word:- 50,000.

              Section 3.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in line 4 after the word:- "less than"  the word, "ten" and  inserting in place thereof the following word:- 50,000.

              Section 4. Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word:-"damages",  at the end of the first sentence, inserting in place thereof the following words:- "to property owned by another party. The applicant shall deposit with the state treasurer a further cash amount of 50,000 dollars or bonds, stock or other evidence of indebtedness satisfactoy to said treasurer of the market value of not less than 50,000 dollars as security for the payment by such applicant or by any person responsible for the operation of such applicant's motor vehicle with his express or implied consent of all judgements rendered against such applicant or against such person in actions to recover damages for"

              Section 5.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by striking out the word:- " ten", in the second sentence, and inserting in place thereof  the following  word:- "50,000."

              Section 6.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by striking out the word :-" ten", in line 27, and inserting in place thereof the following word:- "50,000."

              Section 7.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by striking out the word:-" ten", in line 30 and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  "50,000."

              Section 8.  Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by inserting after the word:- "shall", in the third sentence, the following word:- " not",

              Section 9.  Section 34D of Chapter 90  of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by inserting in the third sentence, the word:- " or " after the word "deposit" and further insert the word" but" after the word deposited" in the same sentence.

              Section 10. Section 34D of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by striking out the word:-" ten", in  line 53, and inserting in place thereof the word:- "50,000."

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