HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2866        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1448

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel J. Hunt

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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 protection of the families of violent crime from intimidation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Daniel J. Hunt

13th Suffolk

1/17/2019

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2866        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1448

By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1448) of Daniel J. Hunt relative to the protection of the families of violent crime from intimidation.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3075 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 protection of the families of violent crime from intimidation.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION XXX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Secretary of the Executive office of Public Safety, in consultation with the Judiciary and the Trial Court, shall make recommendations for the protection of the families of victims of violent crime, both in and outside of court, from intimidation and taunting. The report may make recommendations for civil or criminal penalties. The Secretary shall file these recommendations with the House and Senate Chairs of the Joint Committee on Judiciary and the Clerks of the House and Senate on or before January 15, 2020.