SECTION 1. Chapter 268 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 15A the following new section:-
Section 15B. Any prisoner or inmate of any penal or correctional facility in the commonwealth, whether being held in custody for a court appearance, or committed to any penal or correctional facility in the commonwealth under a lawful order of a court, who is found in possession of a handcuff key shall be punished by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for a term of 1 year.
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