AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PUNISHMENT OF CERTAIN YOUNG ADULTS WHO VIOLATE THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 276 of the General Laws is amended by inserting after section 87
the following section:-
Section 87A. The conditions of probation imposed by a court upon a
person pursuant to section eighty-seven of this chapter, section
fifty-eight of chapter one
hundred and nineteen or section one or section one A of chapter two hundred and
seventy-nine, may include, but shall not be limited to, participation by
said person in specified rehabilitative programs or performance by said
person of specified community service work for a stated period of time.
Section 1 of chapter 276A of the General Laws, as appearing in chapter 781 of
the acts of 1974, is hereby amended by striking out the definition of "Program" and
inserting in place thereof the following definition:-
"Program", any program of community supervision and services certified or
approved by the commissioner of probation under the provisions of section
eight, including, but not limited to, medical, educational, vocational,
social and psychological services, corrective and preventive guidance,
training, performance of community service work, counseling, provision for
residence in a halfway house or other suitable place, and other
rehabilitative services designed to protect the public and benefit the individual.