Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately provide for the testing of newborn infants for certain treatable infectious diseases, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 110A of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "disorders", in line 3, the words:- or treatable infectious diseases.
SECTION 2. The first paragraph of said section 110A of said chapter 111, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "disorders", in line 10, the words:- or treatable infectious diseases.
SECTION 3. Section two of this act shall take effect on June first, nineteen hundred and eighty-six.