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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2886         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3035

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Nick Collins

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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 to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Jason Lewis

 

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2886        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3035

By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3035) of Nick Collins, Jason M. Lewis and Martha M. Walz for legislation to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties.
 

              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 110 of Chapter 205 of the Acts of 1996 is hereby amended in the first sentence by inserting, after the words “Massachusetts Port Authority properties”, the following:-

              “provided, however that any municipal police department that adopts this section, shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the department of the state police in all Massachusetts Port Authority properties located within the municipality, except those properties exclusive to aviation and port operations, and a memorandum of understanding shall be executed, as appropriate and in the interest of public safety, upon consultation with the Massachusetts Port Authority, between the department of state police and the municipal police department that shall include, but not limited to, procedures involving; (i) assignment of police officers; (ii) first responder calls and emergency 911 dispatch; (iii) emergencies occurring on Massachusetts Port Authority properties; (iv) criminal investigations of incidents and crimes; and, (v) arrests and processing of individuals taken into custody”  

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