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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 373         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 903

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven A. Tolman

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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 the commission of a crime while in possession of a police scanner..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven A. Tolman

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 373        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 903

By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to the commission of a crime while in posession of a police scanner  .  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1836 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 the commission of a crime while in possession of a police scanner..
 

              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 266 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1990 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 49 the following section:-

                              Section 49A. Whoever, while in the commission of a crime, knowingly has in their possession a police scanner with the intent to use or employ said scanner to aid in the commission of such crime shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than ten years or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars and imprisonment in jail for not more than two and one-half years.

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