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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1987         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1347

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael J. Moran

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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 authorizing recording of conversations during investigations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Moran

18th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1987        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1347

By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1347) of Michael J. Moran relative to authorizing the recording of conversations during certain investigations.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1529 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act authorizing recording of conversations during investigations.
 

              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. Subsection D of section 99 of chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, after paragraph 2 (e), the following paragraph: -

              (f) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a law enforcement official conducting an authorized investigation into a crime against a person or for arson may conduct a one party recording with a suspect in a police facility which had clear and conspicuous notices that conversations concerning crimes against a person or for arson may be recorded in said facility without an additional notice after the individual has given his Miranda warnings.

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