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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 22: Concealment of death of child born out of wedlock

Section 22. A parent who conceals the death of the issue of such parent, which if born alive would be a child born out of wedlock, so that it cannot be ascertained whether it was born alive or, if born alive, whether it was murdered, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year.