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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 155         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1681

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martha M. Walz

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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 maximum age for jurors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 155        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1681

By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and Cory Atkins for legislation to raise the maximum age for jurors.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1385 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 maximum age for jurors.
 

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to adjust the age for the juror service exemption  , therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

              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 1 of Chapter 234 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 26, the word “seventy” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 75.

              SECTION 2.               Section 4 of Chapter 234A in the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “seventy” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 75.

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