Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of section 24C of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in chapter 234 of the acts of 1986, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 5, the word "twenty-two" and inserting in place thereof the words:- thirteen B, twenty-two.
SECTION 2. Said section 24C of said chapter 265, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-
Except as otherwise provided in this section, it shall be unlawful to publish, disseminate or otherwise disclose the name of any individual identified as an alleged victim of any of the offenses described in the first paragraph. A violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine of not less than two thousand five hundred dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars.