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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1198         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1651

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia S. Creem

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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 regarding the penalties for drag racing..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1198        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1651

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the penalties for drag racing.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1731 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding the penalties for drag racing..
 

              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.  The second paragraph of section 17B of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as added by section 8 of chapter 428 of the acts of 2006, is hereby amended by striking out the first two sentences and inserting in place thereof the following two sentences:-  Notwithstanding the penalties provided in the first paragraph, a holder of a junior operator's license or learner's permit who commits a violation of this section shall be punished for a first offense by imprisonment in the house of correction for not more than 2 1/2 years or by a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $1,000 and the registrar shall suspend the junior operator's license or learner's permit for 1 year.  A subsequent violation shall be punished by imprisonment in the house of correction for not more than 2 1/2 years or by a fine of not less than $500 and not more than $1,000 and the registrar shall suspend the junior operator's license or learner's permit for 3 years.

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