HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2756        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2768

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 designating Inflammatory Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

Michael D. Brady

Second Plymouth and Bristol

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Linda Dorcena Forry

First Suffolk

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

Aaron Vega

5th Hampden

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2756        FILED ON: 1/16/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2768

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2768) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2901 OF 2013-2014.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act designating Inflammatory Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

 

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.  Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15RRRRR, the following section:—

Section 15SSSSS. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart October 18 as Inflammatory Breast Cancer Awareness Day to raise awareness of the occurrence of inflammatory breast cancer and to encourage regular testing for inflammatory breast cancer amongst all citizens of the commonwealth and recommending that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.