SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1682 FILED ON: 1/14/2009
SENATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 1587
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the Year Two Thousand Nine
An Act relative to the sexual abuse of minors..
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 260 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 4C, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition.
SECTION 2. Section 100A of chapter 276 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “court,”, in line 69, the following words:- a victim seeking information on a sex offense, as defined in section 178C of chapter 6, committed against the victim when the victim was a minor and the offender an adult.
SECTION 3. Section 63 of chapter 277 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “five”, in line 5, the following words:- may be found at any time.
SECTION 4. Said section 63 of said chapter 277, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 19 and 20, the words “, twenty-two, twenty-two A, twenty-three, twenty-four B”.
SECTION 5. This amendment shall be deemed to be retroactive to the fullest extent permitted under the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Rights of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts