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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 991         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 727

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia S. Creem

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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 crime of assault and battery on a child.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 991        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 727

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the crime of assault and battery on a child.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1672 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the crime of assault and battery on a child.
 

              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 13J of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended as follows:- to insert in line 6, after the word  “any” and before the word, “injury,” the words “bruising or”, and to insert in line 7, after the word “skin,” the words “, any internal injury due to the presence of illegal substances,”

                              SECTION 2.  Said Section 13J of chapter 265 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended as follows:- to strike the word “five” in line 18 and replace the same with the word “ten”, and to strike the word “fifteen” in line 22, and to replace the same with the word “twenty.”

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