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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 621         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1296

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James J. Dwyer

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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 falsely assuming to be a public official.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 621        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1296

By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of James J. Dwyer, Robert M. Koczera and Randy Hunt relative to the penalties imposed for falsely assuming to be a public official.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 429 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 falsely assuming to be a public official.
 

              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 33 of chapter 268 of the General Laws,  as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition,  is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 11 and 12, the words “ a fine of not more than four hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year”  and inserting in place thereof the following words:- a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for not more than 2 ½ years or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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