HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2358        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1396

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 expanding protections against incest.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason

 

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2358        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1396

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1396) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the crime of incest.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2196 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act expanding protections against incest.

 

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 17 of chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “consanguinity”, in line 1, the following words:— , affinity or adoption.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect immediately upon its passage.