HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 441        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 480

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to expanding protections against the crime of incest.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

1/14/2011

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

2/3/2011

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

1/25/2011

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

1/18/2011

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

1/23/2011

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

2/1/2011

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 441        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 480

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 480) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the crime of incest.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1668 OF 2009-2010.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to expanding protections against the crime of incest.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 17 of Chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “consanguinity”, in line 1, the following words:—

affinity or adoption.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect immediately upon its passage.