SECTION 1. Section 26 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 22 to 24 inclusive, the words “No appointing authority shall request military medical records for the purpose of employment other than that which is required by the administrator” and replacing them with the following words:-
Notwithstanding the administrator’s right to require a physician’s certificate in the case of a disabled veteran aforementioned, no appointing authority shall require, request, or accept an individual’s military medical records or military service records for the purpose of employment. An appointing authority shall not impose upon an individual as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any terms or conditions, compliance with which would require such individual to present his or her military medical record or military service record.
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