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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1701 192nd (Current)

An Act relative to sexual assault evidence kits

By Representatives Jones of North Reading and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to the testing of sexual assault evidence kits. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. , Natalie M. Higgins
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure the timely testing of sexual assault evidence kits in the Commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 20th Middlesex
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Thomas A. Golden, Jr. 16th Middlesex
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Jessica Ann Giannino 16th Suffolk
Kate Lipper-Garabedian 32nd Middlesex
Susan L. Moran Plymouth and Barnstable
Sally P. Kerans 13th Essex
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Angelo L. D'Emilia 8th Plymouth
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Hannah Kane 11th Worcester
Mathew J. Muratore 1st Plymouth
Steven S. Howitt 4th Bristol

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