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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1107         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1338

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 creating the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1107        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1338

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1338) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1512 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act creating the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device.
 

              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. Chapter 140 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              Section 30B. Any person who, with intent to steal property from any store or other retail mercantile establishment, knowingly possesses any item, article, implement or device designed for the purpose of overcoming detection of security markings or attachments placed on any property offered for sale at such store or establishment shall be punished by imprisonment in jail for not more than two years or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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