Hearing Scheduled for July 15, 2005

Pursuant to the authority granted to the Commissioner of Insurance ("Commissioner") under G.L. c. 175, §113H, a hearing will be held on July 15, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at the Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, MA. The purpose of the hearing is to afford all interested parties an opportunity to provide oral and written testimony regarding changes submitted by Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers ("CAR"), to the Performance Standards for the Handling and Payment of Claims by Servicing Carriers. Pursuant to G.L. c. 175, §113H, the Commissioner must review and approved the Performance Standards every two years. The hearing will address amendments approved by the CAR Governing Committee on February 16, 2005. The proposed amendments may be examined at the offices of the Division of Insurance during regular business hours.

This proceeding has been designated as Docket No. C2005-03. Any person who wishes to testify concerning the proposed amendments is requested to submit to the Division of Insurance a Notice of Intent to Testify no later than July 13, 2005. All other interested persons will be heard after those who notify the Division in advance. All notices and submissions must be sent to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, Massachusetts 02110-2208, and shall refer to Docket No. C2005-03.

June 22, 2005

Julianne M. Bowler
Commissioner of Insurance