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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3082         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2799

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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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 permitting persons to bring car damage arising from a pothole against the public entity into small claims court.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3082        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2799

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2799) of Tackey Chan for legislation to permit persons to bring car damage arising from a pothole against the public entity into small claims court.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1774 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act permitting persons to bring car damage arising from a pothole against the public entity into small claims court.
 

              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 3 of Chapter 258 of the General Laws, under the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 6 after the word “county” by inserting the following words:-  “and except in the case where the damage to a claimant’s motor vehicle’s tire, rim or both is caused by a state, county or municipal roadway shall be brought under sections 21 to 25 of chapter 218 of the General Laws.”

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