HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1612        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3373

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the safe transfer of individuals in emergency situations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

1/20/2011

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

2/3/2011

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1612        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3373

By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3373) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Sheila C. Harrington relative to the safe transfer of individuals in emergency situations.  Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the safe transfer of individuals in emergency situations.

 

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

Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, a law enforcement officer, while in the performance of his duties, shall, in the case of a serious injury or death of an individual’s spouse, sister, brother, mother, father or child, transport or shall designate someone to fulfill his duty to transport such individual to a medical facility or hospital if such transport is requested.