Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 234A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 56 the following section:-
Section 56A. The court shall provide, upon request of a juror, meals consisting of food or food products prepared in accordance with the religious requirements of such juror when meals would otherwise be provided during any period in which the jury has been sequestered by the court. The court shall inform the jurors of their rights under this section.