SECTION 1. Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after Section 70H the following new section:-
SECTION 70I: No physician, medical student, or health care provider shall perform a pelvic examination on an anesthetized or unconscious patient without first obtaining the written informed consent from the patient unless the performance of a pelvic examination is within the scope of care for the surgical procedure or diagnostic examination to be performed on the patient or is required for diagnostic purposes.
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