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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3341         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2856

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia

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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 assaults upon sports officials.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3341        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2856

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2856) of Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation to establish a penalty for assault upon sports officials.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1720 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 assaults upon sports officials.
 

              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 265 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 13D½ the following section: — Section 13D½. Whoever commits an assault upon a sports official within the confines or immediate vicinity of the athletic facility at which the athletic contest in which said official officiated shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than two and one-half years in a house of correction or by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars.             

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