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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 138 AN ACT RELATIVE TO FRAUDULENT INSURANCE CLAIMS.

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 111A of chapter 266 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 24, the words "one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- $500 nor more than $10,000.

SECTION 2. Section 111B of said chapter 266, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 10 to 12, inclusive, the words "a jail or house of correction for not less than six months nor more than two and one-half years or by a fine of not less than one thousand nor more than four thousand dollars, or both" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- the state prison for not more than 5 years or by imprisonment in the house of correction for not less than 6 months nor more than 2½ years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Approved June 13, 2002.