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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2324         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2190

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia and Paul McMurtry

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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 authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2324        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2190

By Messrs. Scaccia of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2190) of Angelo M. Scaccia, Paul McMurtry and Michael F. Rush relative to the authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3632 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 authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham.
 

              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. A duly sworn officer of the Town of Dedham, who is authorized to exercise police powers within said town, may exercise all such police powers within 500 yards into the corporate limits of the City of Boston, as if such officer were a duly sworn officer of said city.

              SECTION 2. A duly sworn officer of the City of Boston, who is authorized to exercise police powers within said city, may exercise all such police powers within 500 yards into the corporate limits of the Town of Dedham, as if such officer were a duly sworn officer of said town.

              SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the City of Boston, in the manner provided by law and upon its acceptance in the Town of Dedham by a majority vote of the board of selectmen.

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