Chapter 274 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4 the following section:-
Section 4A. Whoever, after the commission of a murder committed on a victim who was a minor child, harbors, conceals, maintains or assists the principal felon or accessory before the fact, or gives such offender any other aid, knowing that he or she has committed a felony or has been accessory thereto before the fact, with intent that he or she shall avoid or escape detention, arrest, trial or punishment, shall be an accessory after the fact, be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 20 years or by a fine of not more than $10,000 dollars.
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