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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1811        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1249


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Tackey Chan


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 juvenile intimidation of witnesses.






Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Michael W. Morrissey

Norfolk County District Attorney
45 Shawmut Road
Canton, MA 02021

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

John J. Binienda

17th Worcester

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1811        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1249

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings.  The Judiciary. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2157 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses.


              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.  Chapter 119 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended in the third paragraph of section 54 by adding after the words “chapter two hundred and sixty-nine,” in first sentence the following:-  or the person has committed a violation of section thirteen B of chapter two hundred and sixty-eight,

              SECTION 2.  This Act shall take effect upon its passage.

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