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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1554         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 811

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 transparent sex offender information to the public.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Joseph DiPietro, the President of Protect Mass Children

1150 Walnut Street, Newton, MA


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1554        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 811

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide transparent sex offender information to the public.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to provide transparent sex offender information to the public.
 

              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. Subsection (e) of section 178D of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking after the words “level 1” the words “or level 2”.

              Said chapter shall be further amended in subsection (ii) of said section 178D by adding at the end thereof the words “, including institutions of higher learning.”

              SECTION 2. Clause (6) of subsection (b) of section 178J of said chapter is hereby amended by striking the words “ if available”.

              SECTION 3. Subsection (c) of section 178J of said chapter is hereby amended by inserting after the words “classified as a” the words “level 1”.

              SECTION 4. Section 178I of chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the words “by the board as” the words “level 1.”

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