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Event Detail – Joint Committee on the Judiciary

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Event Date:3/16/2011

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Item Name Start Time Duration Webcast
Joint Committee on the Judiciary Hearing - March 16, 2011 3/16/2011
1:00 PM
03:57:00 Recorded
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Event Description

The Joint Committee on the Judiciary holds a public hearing on several bills designed to overhaul the state�s parole system, including Melissa�s law. (Audio is difficult to hear during some of the testimony. We apologize for the inconvenience.)

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Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S728 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the parole board. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
2 S891 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
3 S911 By Mr. Welch, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 911) of Eldridge and Welch for legislation relative to the composition of the parole board [Joint Committee on the Judiciary]. James T. Welch
4 H41 A message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation to enhance public safety
5 H399 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 399) of Demetrius J. Atsalis for legislation to establish an automated victim notification system. The Judiciary. Demetrius J. Atsalis
6 H430 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. James J. Dwyer
7 H431 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to parole board procedures. The Judiciary. James J. Dwyer
8 H434 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. Bradford Hill
9 H2197 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to parole eligibility. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
10 H2200 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2200) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to making votes of the Parole Board public. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
11 H2204 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2204) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to sentencing of persistent violent offenders. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
12 H2208 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2208) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to mandatory post-release supervision. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
13 H2280 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2280) of Daniel B. Winslow and Steven L. Levy for legislation to provide judicial review of Parole Board decisions. The Judiciary. Daniel B. Winslow

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