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Budget Summary FY2011

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Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

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Protecting the Rights of Victims and Witnesses of Crimes XIX

SECTION 100.   Said section 3 of said chapter 258B, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-

There shall be conspicuously posted in all courthouses and police stations a summary of the rights afforded under this section. The victim and witness assistance board, pursuant to section 4, shall devise and provide posters to satisfy this requirement to court officials and police station personnel, and, upon request and at the discretion of the office and board, to any other institution or organization to post and maintain in space accessible to the general public. The board shall develop such posters in a variety of languages as determined by the Massachusetts office for victim assistance. Upon request, the board will respond, to the extent possible, to any requests for additional language translations of such posters.