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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3104         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2805

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

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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 criminal proceedings.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3104        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2805

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase the penalty for assault and battery on children.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1320 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 criminal proceedings.
 

              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 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 18 and 19, the words “for not more than five years, or by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for not more than two and one-half years” and inserting in place thereof the following words:— for life or for any term of years.

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