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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 612         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1471

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 612        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1471

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1471) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1339 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 criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.
 

              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 172, Chapter 6 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as so appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:

              (31)  Local law enforcement agencies may obtain criminal offender record information including sealed records  for persons volunteering at an organization primarily engaged in providing activities or programs to children 18 years of age or less.  

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