Amendment #2 to H.3849

Dempsey Amendment

Mr. Dempsey of Haverhill move that the bill be amended in section 2, by striking out subsection (a) of section 277, as appearing in lines 344 to 357, inclusive, and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

“(a) The board may conduct investigations and examinations for the purposes of:

(1) initial registration, registration renewal, registration suspension, registration conditioning, registration revocation or termination, or general or specific inquiry or investigation to determine compliance with sections 265, 267, 268, 269, 270, 272, 273, 274 and 275. The board may access, receive and use any books, accounts, records, files, documents, information or evidence including, but not limited to: (i) criminal, civil and administrative history information, including non-conviction data as specified in applicable provisions of the General Laws; and (ii) any other documents, information or evidence the board deems relevant to the inquiry or investigation regardless of the location, possession, control or custody of the documents, information or evidence; and

(2) investigating violations or complaints arising under sections 265, 267, 268, 269, 270, 272, 273, 274 and 275, or for the purposes of examination, the board may review, investigate or examine any licensee, individual or person subject to said sections 265, 267, 268, 269, 270, 272, 273, 274 and 275, in order to carry out the purposes set forth therein.”.