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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 376         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1215

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael R. Knapik

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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 authorizing police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

 

Bruce E. Tarr

 

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 376        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1215

By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Dwyer, Tarr and Knapik for legislation to authorize the police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 952 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act authorizing police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction..
 

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

              Chapter 41 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 98 G, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, the following section: - Section 98H.  A police officer of a city or town who is empowered to make arrests within a city or town may, while on official duty in a city or town that borders their own jurisdiction, take any legal action or exercise any lawful act to enforce the General Laws of the Commonwealth.  

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