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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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 Section 87AAA½ of chapter 112 of the General Laws is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. Chapter 255 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 12H the following section:-

Section 12J. No cause of action shall arise or be maintained against a seller, lessor, real estate broker or salesperson, lender or mortgagee of real property by statute or at common law, for failure to disclose to a buyer or tenant that the real property has been insulated with urea formaldehyde foam insulation.

SECTION 3. Section 9 of chapter 728 of the acts of 1985 is hereby repealed.

SECTION 4. This act shall apply only to transactions entered into after the effective date of this act.

Approved January 1, 2003.