Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 20 of chapter 233 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following clause:-
Fourth, An unemancipated, minor child, living with a parent, shall not testify before a grand jury, trial of an indictment, complaint or other criminal proceeding, against said parent, where the victim in such proceeding is not a member of said parent's family and who does not reside in the said parent's household. For the purposes of this clause the term "parent" shall mean the natural or adoptive mother or father of said child.