Hearing scheduled for May 11, 2009

Pursuant to Chapter 30A and the authority granted to the Commissioner of Insurance under Chapter M.G.L. c. 176D of the Massachusetts General Laws, a hearing will be held at the Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, MA 02110-2208 on May 11, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. regarding the proposed regulation 211 CMR 27.00 pdf format of    211_27.00_Proposed.pdf  , Military Sales Practices.

The purpose of this hearing is to afford all interested persons an opportunity to provide oral and/or written comments regarding the proposed regulation, which sets forth standards to protect active duty members of the United States Armed Forces from dishonest and predatory insurance sales practices by declaring certain identified practices to be false, misleading, deceptive or unfair. The regulatory proceeding concerning the proposed regulation 211 CMR 27.00 pdf format of    211_27.00_Proposed.pdf  is designated as Docket No. G2009-02.

Any person who wishes to provide oral comment about 211 CMR 27.00 is requested to file a Notice of Intent to Comment with the Division of Insurance on or before May 6, 2009. All other persons who wish to provide oral comment will be heard after those who notify the Division of Insurance in advance. Written comments may be submitted until the record of the hearing is closed. All submissions must be sent to: Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, Massachusetts 02110-2208, and must refer to Docket No. G2009-02. Copies of the proposed regulation are available from the Docket Clerk or on the Division's website at www.mass.gov/doi.

Dated: April 9, 2009
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Nonnie S. Burnes
Commissioner of Insurance