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,
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,
"one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars" and inserting in place
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.