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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 492         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 430

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James J. Dwyer

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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 Parole Board membership and reporting.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Christopher M. Markey

9th Bristol

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 492        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 430

By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 430) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board and reporting requirements.  The Judiciary.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to Parole Board membership and reporting.
 

              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 4 of chapter 27 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is herby amended by striking out, in lines 41 and 42, the words “the governor may designate one of the members to act as chairman during such an absence or disability” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              the member with the most service time as a member of said board shall act as chairman during such absence or disability.

              SECTION 2. Said section 4 of said chapter 27, as so appearing, is herby further amended by inserting after the word “office” in line 47 the following words:-

              private employment,

              SECTION 3. Section 131A of chapter 127 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is herby amended by inserting after the word “thereof”, in line 5, the following words: -

              and shall include the parolee’s address of primary residence, and any addresses of secondary residence. Not less than 24 hours following the effective date of any employment, the parole officer assigned to the parolee shall notify in writing the department of state police, the police department in the city or town to which the parolee will return of such parole, and the district court with jurisdiction in the city or town to which the parolee will return of such employment.

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