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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 87A: Stolen leased or rented motor vehicles; report; dissemination of information by police

Section 87A. The owner or lessee of a leased or rented motor vehicle which has been stolen or placed beyond his control shall report the loss of the same to the police department of the city or town wherein said vehicle was leased or rented or stolen.

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a police department receiving a report of said stolen vehicle shall list the same as stolen and shall, by the use of radio, teletype, computer or other communication, disseminate the information concerning said stolen vehicle using the same standards as applicable to other stolen motor vehicles.