HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 249        FILED ON: 1/10/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 801

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Colleen M. Garry

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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 providing for the enforcement of child abuse reporting requirements.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 249        FILED ON: 1/10/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 801

By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Colleen M. Garry for legislation to provide for the enforcement of child abuse reporting requirements.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1325 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act providing for the enforcement of child abuse reporting requirements.

 

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.  Chapter 119 § 51A of the 2014 Official Edition of the General Laws is hereby amended in line 46 by striking out the words “one thousand dollars” and inserting in place thereof the following words: “twenty-five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the House of Corrections for not more than two and one half years, or both such fine and imprisonment.”

SECTION 2.  Chapter 119 § 51A of the General Laws is hereby amended in line 48 by striking out the words “one thousand dollars” and inserting in place thereof the following words: “twenty-five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the House of Corrections for not more than two and one half years, or both such fine and imprisonment.”