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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1532         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1473

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 creating the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1532        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1473

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1473) of David Paul Linsky and Cory Atkins relative to the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1338 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act creating the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.
 

              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 266 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              Section 148. Any person who, with intent to steal property from any store or other retail mercantile establishment, knowingly possesses any item, article, implement or device designed for the purpose of overcoming detection of security markings or attachments placed on any property offered for sale at such store or establishment shall be punished by imprisonment in jail for not more than two years or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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