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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 557         FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1566

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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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 expanding protections against the crime of incest.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 557        FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1566

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1566) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the crime of incest.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 480 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 expanding protections against the crime of incest.
 

              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 17 of Chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “consanguinity”, in line 1, the following words:—

              affinity or adoption.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect immediately upon its passage.

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