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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2880         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1525

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harold P. Naughton, 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 relative to criminal offender information .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

William C. Galvin

6th Norfolk

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Jason Lewis

 

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

David M. Nangle

17th Middlesex

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2880        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1525

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to criminal offender information .
 

              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 172 of Chapter 6 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting the following after the word “duties”, in line 149, the following:- “which duties for a police department shall include the screening of applications of individuals for paid or volunteer positions with such department”

              SECTION 2.  Section 172 of Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (n) the following subsection:-

              (o) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or any other general or special law to the contrary, at any time during the application process a police department may require an applicant for a paid or volunteer position with such department to disclose all criminal offender record information, and the department need not reveal to such applicant what criminal offender record information it has obtained unless and until it bases its decision not to hire or not to allow such person to volunteer.

              SECTION 3: Section 4 of Chapter 151B of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after the word “employer,” in line 370 the following:- “other than a police department”

              SECTION 4: Section 4 of Chapter 151B of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after the word “employer,” in line 408 the following:- “other than a police department”

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