HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3155        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3031



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act relative to the public records law..


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1.  Section 7(26)(q) of chapter 4 of the General Laws is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2.  Section 31 of chapter 46 is hereby amended by inserting the following language at the end of the section:-

“Adoption contact information and indices created from the adoption contact registry established by this section shall not be public record subject to disclosure pursuant to chapter 66.”