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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1791 193rd (Current)

An Act protecting the safety of victims of violent crimes

By Representative Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Chynah Tyler and Andrea Joy Campbell relative to protecting the safety of victims of violent crimes. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Chynah Tyler
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 protect the safety of victims of violent crimes by ensuring records and information received, obtained or maintained by the division in connection with any claim for crime victim compensation shall be confidential and privileged, and shall not be disclosed by the division or by anyone who receives such records or information from the division, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.


Name District/Address
Chynah Tyler 7th Suffolk
Andrea Joy Campbell Attorney General, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108

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