HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1179        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1355

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Nicholas A. Boldyga

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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 the safety of school grounds.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

1/15/2019

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1179        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1355

By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Nicholas A. Boldyga relative to trespassing or loitering on school grounds.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 722 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to the safety of school grounds.

 

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 266 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after Section 120f the following section:-

Section 120G. Trespass on or about School Grounds.

(a)It shall be unlawful to trespass or loiter on or about the grounds of any school without having any reason or relationship involving custody of or responsibility for a pupil or any other license or privilege to be there.

(b) Any person in violation of this statue shall be punished by incarceration in a House of Correction for not more than six months or a fine of not more than one thousand five hundred dollars, or both.