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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 334         FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1419

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka, (BY REQUEST)

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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 wiretapping in the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Hyde

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 334        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1419

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1419) of Michael J. Hyde relative to wiretapping.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2231 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 wiretapping in the Commonwealth.
 

              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. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph D of section 99 of chapter 272 of the Genera l Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following clause:- g. for a person not acting under color of law to intercept a wire communication containing a person's speech or oral communication where such person is a party to the communication or where one of the parties to the communication has given prior consent to such interception, unless such communication is intercepted for the purpose of committing any criminal or tortious act in violation of the constitution or laws of the United States or  State of Massachusetts or for the purpose of committing any other injurious act.

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