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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 131V: Extreme risk protection orders; filing materially false information in petition or filing petition with intent to harass; penalty

Section 131V. (a) A person who files a petition for an extreme risk protection order, knowing the information in the petition to be materially false or with an intent to harass the respondent, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $2,500 and not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 2 1/2 years in the house of correction or by both such fine and imprisonment.

[There is no subsection (b).]