SECTION 1.Section 31 of Chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 40 through 43, inclusive, the definition of “Matter” and inserting in place thereof the following definition:-
“Matter”, any handwritten or printed material, visual representation, live performance or sound recording including but not limited to books, magazines, motion picture films, pamphlets, phonographic records, pictures, photographs, figures, statues, plays, dances, or any electronic communication including but not limited to any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photo-electronic or photo-optical system.
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