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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 20G: Prosecution pending in commonwealth

Section 20G. If a criminal prosecution has been instituted against such person under the laws of this commonwealth and is still pending, the governor, in his discretion, may either surrender him on the demand of the executive authority of another state, or hold him until the final disposition of such prosecution or, if convicted and sentenced, until his discharge from imprisonment.