HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3017        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3240

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kate Hogan

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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 HLTV 111 tests.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Frank A. Moran

17th Essex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Michael D. Brady

Second Plymouth and Bristol

Daniel J. Ryan

2nd Suffolk

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Natalie Higgins

4th Worcester

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3017        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3240

By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3240) of Kate Hogan and others relative to written consent for HLTV 111 tests.  Public Health.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to HLTV 111 tests.

 

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. Section 70F of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Notwithstanding the above, if the person’s blood has come in contact with another person who may be infected thereby, such tests shall be performed and the result made known to the person who may have been infected despite the inability or refusal of the person to give written consent.