Hearing to Suspend Rules of Operation of Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers Promulgated on December 13, 2006

Docket Number C2004-02

On December 13, 2006, Commissioner of Insurance Julianne M. Bowler approved revisions to the Rules of Operation of the Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers ("CAR") promulgated in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 175, section 113H and Article X of the CAR Plan of Operation. On January 19, 2007, the Acting Commissioner of Insurance ("Acting Commissioner") suspended application of the Rules of Operation promulgated on December 13, 2006, pursuant to Article X of the CAR Plan of Operation for a period not to exceed ninety days, and reopened the docket to accept additional comment on the Rules.

In accordance with the Notice of Hearing issued on January 19, 2007, a hearing was held on February 15, 2007, at which public comment on the suspended rules was received. During the February 15th hearing, the Acting Commissioner stated that the record in Docket Number C2004-02 would be held open until further notice.

This Notice of Closing of Record will serve as notification that any person who wishes to file any additional written comment into the record of Docket Number C2004-02 must do so by the close of business on Friday, March 30, 2007. All written comment must be submitted to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, Massachusetts 02110-2208, and shall refer to Docket Number C2004-02.

Dated: March 19, 2007

Nonnie S. Burnes
Commissioner of Insurance