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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1799         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1248

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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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 to increase the penalty for school tardiness.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1799        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1248

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Tackey Chan for legislation to increase the penalty assessed on parents or guardians for excessive school truancy of a child.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to increase the penalty for school tardiness.
 

              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 2 of Chapter 76 of the General Laws is hereby amended in line 5 by striking out the words “be punished by a fine of not more than twenty dollars” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars for each day that the child does not attend school.”

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