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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2232         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2279

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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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 the improvement of the service of process.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2232        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2279

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2279) of Daniel B. Winslow for legislation to improve the service of process by constables.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the improvement of the service of process.
 

              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 92 of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 240 of the acts of 2010, is hereby amended by striking the section and inserting, in place thereof, the following new section:-

              Section 92. A constable who has given bond to the town in a sum of not less than one thousand dollars, with sureties approved by the selectmen, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties in the service of all civil processes committed to him, and has filed the same, with the approval of the selectmen endorsed thereon, with the town clerk, may within his town serve any writ or other process in a personal action, in replevin and any writ or other process under chapter two hundred and thirty-nine.

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