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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1326         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1339

 

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 relative to criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1326        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1339

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1339) of David Paul Linsky and Denise Andrews for legislation to require criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to criminal background checks for youth program volunteers.
 

              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 172, Chapter 6 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as amended by Chapter 256 of the Acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:

              (30)  Local law enforcement agencies may obtain criminal offender record information including sealed records  for persons volunteering at an organization primarily engaged in providing activities or programs to children 18 years of age or less.  

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