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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 441         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 480

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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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 expanding protections against the crime of incest.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 441        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 480

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 480) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the crime of incest.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1668 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 expanding protections against the crime of incest.
 

              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 17 of Chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “consanguinity”, in line 1, the following words:—

              affinity or adoption.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect immediately upon its passage.

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