Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of section 16 of chapter 270 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 8 and 9, the words "two thousand five hundred" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- three thousand.
SECTION 2. The second paragraph of said section 16 of said chapter 270, as appearing in chapter 429 of the acts of 1989, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "dollars", in line 25, the words:- , or forty percent of said fine, whichever is the greater.
SECTION 3. Section 16A of said chapter 270, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the words "twenty no more than fifty" and inserting in place thereof the words:- fifty nor more than one hundred.