HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3102        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1529



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act authorizing recording of conversations during investigations..


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. Subsection D of section 99 of chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, after paragraph 2 (e), the following paragraph: -

(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a law enforcement official conducting an authorized investigation into a crime against a person or for arson may conduct a one party recording with a suspect in a police facility which had clear and conspicuous notices that conversations concerning crimes against a person or for arson may be recorded in said facility without an additional notice after the individual has given his Miranda warnings.