HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 274        FILED ON: 1/11/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 808

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Colleen M. Garry

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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 manslaughter by protest.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 274        FILED ON: 1/11/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 808

By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 808) of Colleen M. Garry and Angelo L. D'Emilia relative to manslaughter caused while protesting or blocking highway or roadway access.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1336 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to manslaughter by protest.

 

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. Chapter 265 of the General Laws shall be amended in section 13 by adding after the word “manslaughter”  in the first sentence,  the following language:-

“or manslaughter caused by reckless disregard of life while protesting or blocking highway or roadway access”