SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1322        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 837

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Anthony W. Petruccelli

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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 sexual abuse of minors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Anthony W. Petruccelli

 

 



SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1322        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 837

By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation relative to sexual abuse of minors.  The Judiciary.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to 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.  Section 4C of chapter 260 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, shall be amended by striking out the first paragraph thereof as so appearing, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

Section 4C. Sexual Abuse of Minors

Any actions for assault and battery alleging the defendant sexually abused a minor, or for negligence alleging that the defendant negligently supervised a third person who sexually abused a minor, or that the defendant’s conduct caused or contributed to the sexual abuse of a minor by a third person, may be commenced at any time.