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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Linda Dean Campbell

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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 the reporting of drug overdose deaths.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Linda Dean Campbell

15th Essex

Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

Mathew J. Muratore

1st Plymouth

David Allen Robertson

19th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

Bud L. Williams

11th Hampden


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By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the reporting of drug overdose deaths.  The Judiciary.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to the reporting of drug overdose deaths.

 

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 12A of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 4 by inserting after the word “firearm,” the following words:- "or having examined or treated a person suspected of dying from injuries resulting from opiate, illegal or illicit drug overdose,".