House Debates Domestic Violence Bill Spurred By Remy Case

April 8, 2014 1:06 PM
House Debates Domestic Violence Bill Spurred By Remy Case
" BOSTON (AP) — A bill that House Speaker Robert DeLeo calls the most comprehensive overhaul of the state’s domestic violence laws in a generation is expected to come up for a vote at the Statehouse.

DeLeo said the measure before the House on Tuesday was spurred by the stabbing death of Jennifer Martel last summer. Jared Remy, the son of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, has pleaded not guilty in the case.

The bill would toughen penalties for domestic battery suspects "

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