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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2328         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2214

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 protecting victims and children from sex offenders.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2328        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2214

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2214) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to protecting victims and children from sex offenders.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1437 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act protecting victims and children from sex offenders.
 

              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 178K of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 256 of the Acts of 2010, is hereby amended, in the introductory paragraph of paragraph (c) of subsection (2), by inserting after the words “Federal Bureau of Investigation” the following:--

              provided, no sex offender categorized as a level 3 offender shall live in any state-owned or operated housing or any facility contracted with the state within one mile of the property on which any public or private school, licensed day care center, or any other child care facility is located; nor shall said sex offender live within 1000 feet of the property on which said sex offender’s former victim or victims, or said victim’s immediate family members reside or work; nor within 1000 feet of the property on which any public or private school, licensed day care center, or any other child care facility is located; nor shall said sex offender accept employment within 1000 feet of the property on which any public or private school, licensed day care center, or any other child care facility is located; nor within 1000 feet of the property on which the offender’s former victim or victims, or the victim’s immediate family members reside.             

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