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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 883         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3205

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

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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 removal of veterans, police and fire, commemorative flag holders..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 883        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3205

By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3205) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to impose a penalty for the removal of commemorative flag holders from graves of veterans and police and fire personnel.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 968 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 removal of veterans, police and fire, commemorative flag holders..
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 73 of chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “veteran’s grave marker or metal plaque or flag” and inserting in place thereof the following words: — American flag, veteran’s grave marker, metal plaque, veteran’s commemorative flag holder, commemorative flag holder representing service in both the police and fire department.

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