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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 308         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1310

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John V. Fernandes

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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 administration of sealing criminal cases.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 308        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1310

By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1310) of John V. Fernandes relative to requiring certain notices by the Commissioner of Probation be made concerning requests to seal records of criminal court appearances or dispositions.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2169 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 administration of sealing criminal cases.
 

              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.  The third paragraph of section 100A of chapter 276 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the word “sealing”, the following words:-;provided, however, that the commissioner shall include, in said notification to the clerk and the probation officer, the corresponding docket number of each file for which a request to seal is being made  .

              SECTION 2.   The second paragraph of section 100B of said chapter 276 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the word “sealing”, the following words:-; provided, however, that the commissioner shall include, in said notification to the clerk and the probation officer, and the department of youth services, the corresponding docket number of each file for which a request to seal is being made  .

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