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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1937 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to requiring that blind and cross-disability agencies receiving state funding from the Massachusetts state fiscal budget work in conjunction with pharmacies and pharmacists across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to set practices to put information contained on prescription medication labels into accessible format for those who are print challenged. This shall also include public schools, state community colleges, state senior colleges, or universities that offer English as a second language, ESL programs.

By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Brian J. Coppola and Marcos A. Devers relative to printing information on prescription medication labels in a format accessible to print-challenged persons. Public Health.

Bill Information

 Presenting Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.

Diana DiZoglio (By Request)

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.1937
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 House Referred to the committee on Public Health
1/22/2013 Senate Senate concurred
4/2/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/02/2013 from 12:00 PM-05:00 PM in B-1
6/9/2014 House Accompanied a study order, see H4147

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