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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1683         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 816

 

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 protecting victims of sexual assault.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1683        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 816

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to protect victims of sexual assault relative to child visitation.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An act protecting victims of sexual assault.
 

              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 10 of chapter 209C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (e) the following subsection:-

              “(f) In a proceeding in which visitation of a child is being sought by a natural parent, if the child was conceived through the commission of a felony rape, the natural parent who committed the felony rape shall be denied visitation rights and contact with the child.”

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