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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1182         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 668

 

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 probation violations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1182        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 668

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to probation violations.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 708 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 probation violations.
 

              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 3 of Chapter 279 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 14 and 15, the words “such suspension is revoked, the sentence shall be in full force and effect” and inserting in place thereof the following:- the defendant violates a condition of probation, the court may (a) continue him on probation with or without extending the term or modifying or enlarging the conditions; or (b) revoke the sentence of probation and commit the defendant to an intermediate sanctions program or impose all or any portion of the suspended sentence.

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