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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 185         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1262

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

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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 cruelty to animals.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 185        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1262

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1262) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to increasing the penalties for cruelty to animals.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2810 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 cruelty to animals.
 

              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 77 of chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 19, the number “5” and inserting in place thereof the following number:- 10

              SECTION 2.  Section 77 of chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 21, the amount “$2,500” and inserting in place thereof the following amount:- $5,000

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