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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2987         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1209

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John J. Binienda

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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 furnishing a false name, social security number or address to a police officer when stopped or detained.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John J. Binienda

17th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2987        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1209

By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1209) of John J. Binienda and Michael O. Moore relative to the penalty for providing false information by persons arrested by law enforcement officers.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3139 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to furnishing a false name, social security number or address to a police officer when stopped or detained.
 

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

              Section 34A of chapter 268 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting between the words “Whoever” and “knowingly in line 1 the following: - refuses to provide his name and address or who… 

              Section 34A is further amended by inserting after the word “number” in line two the words “or address” and by striking out the words “following an arrest” in line 3 and inserting in its place the following: - when stopped or detained for a violation of a general law, statute, civil infraction, ordinance, by-law, rule or regulation may be arrested whether or not the offense or civil infraction is arrestable and.

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