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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3273         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2839

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 shared custody of children.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3273        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2839

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Paul McMurtry relative to shared custody of children by divorced parents.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4001 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 shared custody of children.
 

              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.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, written and mutual consent of each of the divorced parents who have shared physical custody of their children shall be required for the children to be allowed to participate with either or both parents in indoor and outdoor activities deemed hazardous by a reasonable person’s standard.  Hazardous activities include, but shall not be limited to, hunting, motor cross and shooting or participating at an event at a gun range.

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