HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1943        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1450

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert M. Koczera

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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 Sex Offender Registry.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

 

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1943        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1450

By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1450) of Robert M. Koczera that the Sex Offender Registry Board be directed to classify convicted sex offenders  and make rulings on  appeals prior to release from sentences.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 453 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 Sex Offender Registry.

 

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

Section 178 of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

The Sex Offender Registry Board shall classify a convicted sex offender and make a ruling on said offender’s appeal prior to release from sentence within sufficient time to give said offender an appeal of said classification.  The Sex Offender Registry Board must alert all sex offenders of their classification and appellate rights within sufficient time to give said sex offender an appeal of said classification prior to release from sentence.