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Lawmakers push to revamp sex offender bill

Measure would make names of lower-level offenders public

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Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012 1:29 am | Updated: 1:55 am, Fri Dec 14, 2012.

Area lawmakers are backing a move to dust off a bill that would make public the names of lower-level sexual offenders in the wake of a case where a convicted sex offender is charged with more than 100 counts of molesting 13 infants and toddlers.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, announced this week that he would re-evaluate a bill introduced by Gov. Deval Patrick last year that would expand the public release of sex offenders' names.

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