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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 214         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 791

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka

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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 to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Karen E. Spilka

Second Middlesex and Norfolk

Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney

15 Commonwealth Ave.

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 214        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 791

By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, Thomas M. Stanley, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 863 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters.
 

              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.   Section 42A of Chapter 276 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 7, after the words “terms of” by inserting the following: “bail or”.

              SECTION 2.   Section 58B of said Chapter 276 is hereby amended, in line 2, after the words “pursuant to” by inserting the following:  “section 42A or”.

              SECTION 3.   Section 58B of said Chapter 276 is hereby amended, in line 2, after the words “section 58A”; by inserting the following:  “or section 87”.

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