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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 316         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1142

 

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 authorizing police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 316        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1142

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1142) of Michael R. Knapik for legislation to authorize the police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1215 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act authorizing police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction..
 

              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 41 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 98 G, the following section: -

              Section 98H. A police officer of a city or town who is empowered to make arrests within a city or town may, while on official duty in a city or town that borders their own jurisdiction, take any legal action or exercise any lawful act to enforce the General Laws of the Commonwealth.

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