BILL ON BAKER'S DESK CREATES CRIME OF AIRBAG FRAUD
Insurers are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to sign legislation establishing criminal penalties for selling or installing a counterfeit airbag in a vehicle.
The legislation (H 4051) was among dozens of bills that lawmakers suddenly rushed to the governor's desk in the days leading up to and on New Year's Day. Under the bill, anyone found guilty of airbag fraud would face a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than 2.5 years, or both.
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