Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-469

EPS 469

Police Pursuits

Messrs. Hedlund, Tarr and Knapik moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___, the following new section:-


SECTION __. Section 25 of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition by adding to the end of said Section 25 the following:-


Any person who, while operating or in charge of a motor vehicle, when being pursued by a police officer in an official police vehicle displaying lights and siren, shall refuse or neglect to stop, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars and imprisonment in State Prison for not less than thirty days nor more than two and one-half years, or both such fine and imprisonment.