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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 833         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 44

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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 the parental notification for minors who violate probation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

Carlos Henriquez

5th Suffolk

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 833        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 44

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 44) of Stephen M. Brewer, Carlos Henriquez, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the parental notification for minors who violate probation.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the parental notification for minors who violate probation.
 

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

              Section 55 of chapter 119 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              A summons required by this and said section 54, unless service thereof is waived in writing, shall be served by a constable or police officer, by delivering it personally to at least 1 of the child’s parents, if either of them is known to reside within the commonwealth, and, if there is no such parent, then to the child’s lawful guardian, if there is 1 known to be so resident, and if not, then to the person with whom such child resides, if known, until the child reaches the age of majority, or by leaving it with a person aged 18 or older to receive the same, at the place of residence or business of such person; and said constable or officer shall immediately make return to the court of the time and manner of the service.

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