HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 316        FILED ON: 1/13/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1455

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

1/13/2015

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

9/20/2019

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 316        FILED ON: 1/13/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1455

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of David Paul Linsky and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to require the review of criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1471 OF 2013-2014.]

 

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 criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.

 

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 172, Chapter 6 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as so appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:

(31)  Local law enforcement agencies may obtain criminal offender record information including sealed records  for persons volunteering at an organization primarily engaged in providing activities or programs to children 18 years of age or less.