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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3443        FILED ON: 1/7/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 261

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk


[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2974 OF 2007-2008.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail.


 

              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.     Notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, no resident of the Commonwealth shall be liable for unsolicited credit cards, checks, or vouchers sent to them by commercial banks, mortgage lenders, or any others authorized to do business in the Commonwealth. Such redeemable items, if cashed, shall be the responsibility of said vendors, unless it can be proven the addressee personally redeemed the item.

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