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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2934         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2264

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christopher N. Speranzo, (BY REQUEST)

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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 prohibiting marriage to certain relatives.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christopher N. Speranzo

3rd Berkshire

Rinaldo Del Gallo

79 Nancy Avenue


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2934        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2264

By Mr. Speranzo of Pittsfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2264) of Christopher N. Speranzo and Rinaldo Del Gallo relative to prohibiting marriage to certain relatives.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act prohibiting marriage to certain relatives.
 

              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: Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 207, Section 2 shall be deleted in its entirety and Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 207, Section 1 shall now read:

              ALM GL ch. 207, § 1  (2010)

              § 1.  Marriage of Person to Certain Relatives Prohibited.

                No person shall marry his mother, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, stepmother, grandfather's wife, grandson's wife, wife's mother, wife's grandmother, wife's daughter, wife's granddaughter, brother's daughter, sister's daughter, father's sister or mother's sister.

                No person shall marry her father, grandfather, son, grandson, brother, stepfather, grandmother's husband, daughter's husband, granddaughter's husband, husband's grandfather, husband's son, husband's grandson, brother's son, sister's son, father's brother or mother's brother.

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