HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1144        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2035

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mike Connolly

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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 abolishing arbitrary limits on prisoner visitation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

1/15/2019

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

1/25/2019

Michael J. Barrett

Third Middlesex

1/29/2019

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

2/1/2019

Mindy Domb

3rd Hampshire

2/1/2019

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

13th Middlesex

1/27/2019

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

1/28/2019

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

1/29/2019

Liz Miranda

5th Suffolk

1/30/2019

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

1/28/2019

Maria Duaime Robinson

6th Middlesex

1/29/2019

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

1/25/2019

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1144        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2035

By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2035) of Mike Connolly and others relative to abolishing arbitrary limits on prisoner visitation.  Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

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 abolishing arbitrary limits on prisoner visitation.

 

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

Clause (q) of section 1 of chapter 124 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “facilities”, in line 70, the following words:- ; provided, however, that no limit on the number of visitors who are permitted to visit an inmate shall be imposed.