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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 441         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 471

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven A. Tolman

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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 concerning insurer's liability for losses while under the influence..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven A. Tolman

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 441        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 471

By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 471) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to insurer's liability for losses while under the influence.  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 519 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act concerning insurer's liability for losses while under the influence..
 

              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. In G.L. Chapter 176O by inserting after section 16 the following new section:

              Section 16A. No carrier may deny coverage under any health benefit plan by virtue of the fact that the insured was under the influence of alcohol or drugs not prescribed by a physician at the time an injury was incurred.

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