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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2159         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1490

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian R. Mannal

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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 use of global position devices for certain sex offender parolees and probationers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2159        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1490

By Mr.  Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Brian R. Mannal and Kay Khan relative to the use of global position devices for certain sex offender who are paroled or on probation.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the use of global position devices for certain sex offender parolees and probationers.
 

              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 133D½ of chapter 127 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 5, the words, “shall as a requirement of such parole”, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              “may be required to

              Said section is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 6, the words, “at all times for”, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              for all or any portion of

              Said section is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 7, the word, “shall”, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              may

              SECTION 2.  Section 47 of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting in line 4 after the word, “shall”, the following:-

              if ordered by the sentencing court

              Said section is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 6, the words, “at all times for”, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              for all or any portion of

              Said section is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 8, the word, “shall”, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              may

              And, said section is hereby further amended by inserting, in line 7, after the words, “any such offense.”, the following:-

              The sentencing court shall take into account information presented by the prosecutor, defendant and probation department, which may include evidence-based risk assessment.

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