AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FILING OF CLAIMS BY VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 4 of chapter 258A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1992
Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph and
inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
A claim shall be filed within the statutory period of limitation for the
upon which it is based; provided, however, that for good cause, the court may
either before or after the expiration of said period extend the time for
filing such claim; and provided, further, that in no event shall a later entry
be allowed after the expiration of three years following the
expiration of said statutory period of expiration.