SECTION 1. Section 87 of chapter 276 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
“A judge may exercise discretion in placing a defendant on probation and consider the following:
(ii) nature of the defendant’s military service, if any;
(iv) injuries or wounds sustained;
(v) military discipline record, if the defendant served in the military;
(vi) past and current medical status;
(vii) family and medical psychological reports;
(viii) nature of past criminal convictions, if any;
(ix) age of previous criminal convictions, if any convictions occurred; and
(x) employment status.
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