Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 34 O of chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2), no insurer shall make payments to a repair shop located in the commonwealth for repairs to a motor vehicle under the collision and limited collision provisions of this section, unless such repairs have been made in a repair shop that certifies that it (a) is owned by or has in its employ a person licensed to appraise motor vehicle collision damage pursuant to section eight G of chapter twenty-six; (b) has in effect a policy of liability insurance for protection of its customers and their property; (c) has obtained a sales and use tax identification number pursuant to chapters sixty-four H and sixty-four I; and (d) has filed notification of hazardous waste activity under chapter twenty-one C and the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Such repair shop shall certify on a completed work claim form that it meets these requirements and shall list its applicable registration and policy numbers on such form. The commissioner shall have authority to promulgate regulations for enforcement of the provisions of this paragraph. Any repair shop located in the commonwealth which receives a completed work claim form for repairs to a motor vehicle and which fails to make certification as required herein shall not have a lien on the motor vehicle for any charges claimed to be due it for storage, work and care in connection with the said repairs, notwithstanding the provisions of section twenty-five of chapter two hundred and fifty-five.