HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3023        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3605

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 requiring transparency in board of health investigations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

1/20/2017

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3023        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3605

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3605) of Paul McMurtry relative to transparency in board of health investigations.  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 requiring transparency in board of health investigations.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 32 the following section:-

Section 32A. Boards of health, health departments pursuant to section 26A, commissioners of health pursuant to 26B, and regional health districts pursuant to section 27B shall make public, after an investigation, all determinations that a complaint submitted to the board, commissioner, department or district was false or frivolous, including the name of the person who filed such complaint.