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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 668         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1291

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen L. DiNatale

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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 empowering the Sex Offender Board to reclassify repeat sex offenders.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 668        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1291

By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1291) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to empowering the Sex Offender Board to reclassify repeat sex offenders.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act empowering the Sex Offender Board to reclassify repeat sex offenders.
 

              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 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 178D the following section:-
Section 178D1/2.  A sex offender who is charged with, or convicted of, committing a subsequent offense which requires registration under sections 178C to 178P, inclusive, may be re-classified by the board to a higher level designation of sex-offender.  Upon making such reclassification, the board shall update the sex offender registry.
SECTION 2. The sex offender registry board shall promulgate regulations implementing this act within 120 days of its effective date.

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