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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1221         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 698

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia S. Creem

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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 preservation of certain appellate rights.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1221        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 698

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to preserve certain appellate rights.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 698 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the preservation of certain appellate rights.
 

              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.  Chapter 233 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:

              Section 84.  In a criminal proceeding, a written motion in limine shall be sufficient to preserve an objection for appellate purposes, regardless of whether the objection is orally renewed at trial, unless the trial judge specifically states that the issue must be raised again at trial in order to be considered on the record as it then stands.

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