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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 208         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1534


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Eugene L. O'Flaherty


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 manslaughter..






Eugene L. O'Flaherty

2nd Suffolk

Martha Coakley (Attorney General)

One Ashburton Place

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

John J. Binienda

17th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 208        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1534

By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1534) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the penalties for manslaughter by corporations .  The Judiciary. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2849 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to manslaughter..

              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 13 of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following:- 

              “A corporation committing manslaughter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250,000.”

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