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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2451         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2351

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

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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 campus police officers' powers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2451        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2351

By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2351) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to detail work by campus police officers.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2957 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 campus police officers' powers.
 

              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 22C, Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended in paragraph 1, line 7, by striking out the words "regular police officers" and inserting in place thereof the words: "state police officers".  Section 2. Chapter 22C, Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by adding after the words "in or upon lands or structures owned, used or occupied by such college, university, or other institution or hospital" at the end of the first paragraph, the following new words "or roads and lands contiguous to institutional property." Such expansion of jurisdiction shall not allow such officers to work paid details in this new area that would have traditionally been worked by municipal and state police officers.

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