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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RESALE OF MATTRESSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Chapter 94 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 271 the following section:-

Section 271A. Notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, a mattress, box spring, studio couch or futon mattress which has been delivered to and used by a customer and which is later returned to the seller thereof shall be clearly and conspicuously marked thereon and advertised by the seller before any further sale with a tag stating the following: “This mattress, box spring, studio couch or futon mattress has been previously sold, delivered, used and returned and is being offered for resale.”

Approved April 3 , 2008