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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1049 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act regulating synthetic heroin

By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate synthetic heroin. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Michael O. Moore

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith that all forms of the controlled substance acetyl fentanyl are classified as a Class B substance, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Jose F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Susannah M. Whipps Lee 2nd Franklin
Leonard Mirra 2nd Essex
Timothy R. Whelan 1st Barnstable
James J. Dwyer 30th Middlesex
Timothy R. Madden Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Eileen M. Donoghue First Middlesex
Barbara A. L'Italien Second Essex and Middlesex
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Paul K. Frost 7th Worcester
Kate D. Campanale 17th Worcester
Thomas P. Kennedy Second Plymouth and Bristol

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