SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, section 3 of chapter 258B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after paragraph (v), the following;-
(w) for municipalities, to be heard through an oral and written impact statement at sentencing or the disposition of the case against the defendant about the effects of the crime on the municipality and as to a recommended sentence, and to be heard at any other time deemed appropriate by the court. The municipality also has a right to submit the impact statement to the parole board for inclusion in its records regarding the perpetrator of the crime.
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