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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 619         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 756

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael R. Knapik

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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 failing to appear in court after release on bail.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 619        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 756

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to failing to appear in court after release on bail.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 813 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 failing to appear in court after release on bail.
 

              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 82A of chapter 276 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended in the first paragraph by inserting at the end thereof the following sentence:- “Any person who so fails to appear shall not have the right to bail or recognizance.”

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