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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 347         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 489

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Dennis A. Rosa, (BY REQUEST)

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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 Unfair and Deceptive Practices.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elmir Simov

P. O. Box 485


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 347        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 489

By Mr. Rosa of Leominster (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Elmir Simov relative to the right of a trial by jury for unfair and deceptive practices.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act Relative to Unfair and Deceptive Practices.
 

              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 2 of chapter 93A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              (d) All legal claims including but not limited to double and triple damages and attorney fees under this chapter shall come with a right to a jury trial.

              Section 2.  Paragraph (a) of section 9 of chapter 93A of the General Laws as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-

              A technical violation of a legally protected interest alone without an actual and not future or perceived injury would be insufficient to bring an action under this section.

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