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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2743         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2223

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 relative to the use of telephones in places of detention.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2743        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2223

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2223) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1462 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the use of telephones in places of detention.
 

              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 33A of Chapter 276 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the phrase, “…the services of an attorney.”, the following sentence:-“The accused shall also be afforded the opportunity to place a 2nd call to make arrangements for the care of a dependent person or pet.”

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