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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 959         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1745

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Rush

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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 custody of children by persons on military service overseas.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Linda Campbell

15th Essex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 959        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1745

By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to custody of children by persons on military service overseas.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 859 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 custody of children by persons on military service overseas.
 

              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 209B of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting the following section:-

                             Section 15.  Any person who has been awarded custody under this chapter and who is subsequently deployed in overseas military duty shall, upon return from such deployment, resume custody without any further legal proceedings.

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