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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1583         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 814

 

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 relative to timely classification of sex offenders..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1583        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 814

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to timely classification of sex offenders.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 873 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 timely classification of sex offenders..
 

              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 178L of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition,  is hereby amended by striking out the figure “60” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 90.

              SECTION 2. Said section 178L of said chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “evidence”, in line 22, the following words:-

              “; provided, however, that in no case shall the sex offender submit any information less than 30 days prior to release or parole.”.

              SECTION 3.  Said section 178L of said chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “shall”, in line 23, the following words:-

              “, prior to the release or parole of the sex offender,”.

              SECTION 4.  Said section 178L of said chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking the figure “20”, in line 35, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “15”.

              SECTION 5.  Said section 178L of said chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the figure (2), in line 37, the following words:-

              ; provided, however, that the board shall make every effort to conduct such hearing before the date of release or parole of the sex offender”.

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