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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.773 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense

By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Michelle M. DuBois, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Michelle M. DuBois , Carmine L. Gentile

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect rape victims and their children and to ensure that convicted rapists cannot use the court system to further assault said rape victim, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.773
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 House Referred to the committee on The Judiciary
1/23/2017 Senate Senate concurred
5/1/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/15/2017 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1 & A-2
8/9/2018 House Accompanied a study order, see H4874

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