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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2837         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1217

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Garrett J. Bradley

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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 increasing penalties for hit-and-run motor vehicle accidents.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2837        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1217

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1217) of Garrett J. Bradley and James M. Cantwell for legislation to increase the penalties for hit and run motor vehicle accidents.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3743 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act increasing penalties for hit-and-run motor vehicle accidents.
 

              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.   Subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a ½) of subdivision (2) of section 24 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the words “not less than six months nor more than two years and by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars” and inserting in place thereof the following words:

              not less than 6 months nor more than 2 and one half years  in a house of correction or for not less than 2 and one half years nor more than 10 years in a state prison, and by a fine of not less than $2,500 nor more than $10,000.

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