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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 20         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1151

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael O. Moore

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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 safety of law enforcement officers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 20        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1151

By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of Michael O. Moore, Paul K. Frost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the safety of law enforcement officers.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1182 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 safety of law enforcement officers.
 

              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 1 of chapter 275 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following words:--; provided further that any law enforcement officer, in the course of official business, shall be permitted to carry such weapons as are authorized by his appointing authority while in any state or county courthouse.

              As used in this section, "law enforcement officer" shall mean any state, county, or municipal police officer or special state police officer authorized to make arrests or serve criminal process.

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