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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 861        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 462


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



David Paul Linsky


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 CORI information for Chapter 766 approved private schools.






David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Bruce E. Tarr


Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

David M. Torrisi

14th Essex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik


Barry R. Finegold


Jennifer L. Flanagan


Karen E. Spilka


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 861        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 462

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to providing special education schools with criminal offender record information.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to CORI information for Chapter 766 approved private schools.


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

              SECTION 1. Section 172 of Chapter 6 of the General Laws has most recently amended by Chapter 256 of the Acts of 2010 is hereby amended in subsection (a) by striking out paragraph 29 and inserting in its place thereof the following:-

              “(29)  Special education school programs approved under chapter 71B may obtain from the department all criminal offender record information provided for in paragraph (3) of subsection (a); provided, further, that the department shall provide said approved special education school programs with criminal offender record information from other states made available to the department and the federal government for the purposes of criminal background checks for employees and potential employees of chapter 71B approved special education school programs.”

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