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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2660         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1595

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jeffrey Sánchez

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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 assault and battery upon public employees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jeffrey Sánchez

15th Suffolk

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2660        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1595

By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1595) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1362 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 assault and battery upon public employees.
 

              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 13D of Chapter 265 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the section in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

              “Section 13D.  Whoever commits an assault and battery upon any public employee when such person is engaged in the performance of his duties at the time of such assault and battery, shall be punished by imprisonment in the house of correction for not more than two and one-half years or by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than five years or by a fine of not less than one thousand nor more than ten thousand dollars.”

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