HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2822        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1180

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Nicholas A. Boldyga

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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 Unauthorized use of Town Seal; Making or Possessing Badge of Town Officer.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2822        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1180

By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1180) of Nicholas A. Boldyga, Todd M. Smola and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation to increase the fines for the unauthorized use of a town seal to make a fraudulent representation.  The Judiciary.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act Relative to the Unauthorized use of Town Seal; Making or Possessing Badge of Town Officer.

 

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

SECTION 1: Section 35 of Chapter 268 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking the words “shall be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars” and inserting the words: “shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 or incarceration in a House of Correction for not more than 6 months, or both”