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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 257         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1412

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 the use of telephones in places of detention.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 257        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1412

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1412) of Louis L. Kafka and Denise Provost relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2223 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 the use of telephones in places of detention.
 

              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 33A of Chapter 276 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the phrase, “…the services of an attorney.”, the following sentence:-“The accused shall also be afforded the opportunity to place a 2nd call to make arrangements for the care of a dependent person or pet.”

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