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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 982         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1733

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John Hart, Jr.

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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 prohibiting certain disruptions at military funerals and other services .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Hart, Jr.

First Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 982        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1733

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1733) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to prohibiting certain disruptions at military funerals and other services.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act prohibiting certain disruptions at military funerals and other services .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 42A the following section:-

              Section 42B.  Whoever willfully creates an interruption or disturbance within 1,000 feet of an assembly being held to conduct a military funeral or memorial service or within 1,000 feet of a military funeral procession or burial shall be punished by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for not more than 2 years or by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by both such imprisonment and fine.

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