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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1977 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to Create a Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council

By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council. Public Health.

Bill Information

Paul R. Heroux

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a rare disease advisory council, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Paul R. Heroux 2nd Bristol
James M. Cantwell 4th Plymouth
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Viriato M. deMacedo Plymouth and Barnstable
Geoff Diehl 7th Plymouth
Benjamin B. Downing Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden
Gloria L. Fox 7th Suffolk
Denise C. Garlick 13th Norfolk
Joseph D. McKenna 18th Worcester
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex

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