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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1719         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 743

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Hedlund

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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 Police Pursuits.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1719        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 743

By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to police pursuits.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act Relative to Police Pursuits.
 

              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 25 of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition by adding to the end of said section 25 the following:-

              Any person who, while operating or in charge of a motor vehicle, when being pursued by a police officer in an official police vehicle displaying lights and siren, shall refuse or neglect to stop, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars and imprisonment in State Prison for not less than thirty days nor more than two and one-half years, or both such fine and imprisonment.

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