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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1702         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1624

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Theodore C. Speliotis

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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 imposing a life sentence as punishment for a second or subsequent conviction of the crime of rape.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1702        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1624

By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1624) of Theodore C. Speliotis relative to the imposition of life sentences for second or subsequent convictions of the crime of rape.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 510 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act imposing a life sentence as punishment for a second or subsequent conviction of the crime of rape.
 

              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 22 of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by deleting, in line 25 and line 26, the words “or for any term or years”.

              SECTION 2. Section 22 of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by deleting, in line 31 and line 32, the words “or for any term of years, but not less than 15 years”.

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