Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-2


Clarifying headlight law as non-surchargeable offense for insurance purposes

Messrs. Tarr, Joyce, Hedlund, Eldridge, Ross, deMacedo, Fattman and Moore and Mrs. L'Italien moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ___, the following new section: -:

"SECTION XXXX. Section 15 of chapter 85 of the General Laws, as amended by chapter 481 of the acts of 2014, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence at the end thereof:-

Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, a violation of this section shall not be considered as a conviction of a moving violation of the motor vehicle laws or a surchargeable incident or offense under section 113B of chapter 175 or under any merit rating plan or safe driver insurance plan.

SECTION XXXX. The effective date of section XXXX shall be as of April 7, 2015".