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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2185 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to criminal justice reform

Senate, October 19, 2017 -- The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to criminal justice reform (Senate, No. 2170),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2185). [Estimated FY18 cost in excess of $1,000,000]

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Special Attachments:
Fiscal Note Summary
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
Cyr, Julian Equal protections for LGBTQ prisoners Adopted
Jehlen, Patricia D. wrongful conviction compensation Adopted
Tarr, Bruce E. Lifeline Medical Amnesty for Persons Under 21 Adopted
(2nd Redraft)
Montigny, Mark C. Preventing Injustice and the Inhumane Treatment of Families Adopted
Tarr, Bruce E. Property Crime Felony Threshold Rejected
Tarr, Bruce E. Promoting Motor Vehicle Safety Rejected
Keenan, John F. Enabling Electronic Signatures for Search Warrants and Electronic Applications for Criminal Complaints Adopted
8 Withdrawn
Tarr, Bruce E. Penalties for Sexual Deviants Rejected
Keenan, John F. Adoption of clinical standards for mental health treatment Adopted
Tarr, Bruce E. Graduated Penalties for Motor Vehicle Homicide Adopted
Tarr, Bruce E. Increased Penalties for Habitual Drunk Drivers Rejected
13 Withdrawn
Barrett, Michael J. Fee for Counsel in “Fine Time” Proceedings Adopted
Forry, Linda Dorcena Honoring Victims of Homicide Adopted
Timilty, Walter F. Textual Change Regarding Correctional Officers Adopted
Forry, Linda Dorcena Victim Compensation Adopted
Rush, Michael F. School Zones Mandatory Minimums Rejected
19 Withdrawn
Rush, Michael F. Card Skimming Devices Adopted
21 Withdrawn
22 Withdrawn
McGee, Thomas M. Strengthening Public Safety and Reducing Unlicensed Driving Adopted
24 Withdrawn
25 Withdrawn

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