HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 858        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1434

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kay Khan

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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 the establishment of a women's pretrial facility in Middlesex County.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 858        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1434

By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1329 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the establishment of a women's pretrial facility in Middlesex County.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

There shall be established in Middlesex County, a Women's Pretrial Facility. Said facility shall be operated, administered and staffed by the Middlesex Sheriff. The facility shall house women convicted of a crime that provides for a house of correction sentence and women detained while awaiting trial.