SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 260 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 30, after the word “body” the following words:-
; provided, however, that any such action brought on or behalf of an injured party who at the time of the alleged action was a minor child under the age of eighteen shall be commenced within three years of the discovery of the occurrence of the act or omission which is the alleged cause of the injury upon which the action is based, but no later than seven years after the injured party’s twenty-first birthday, whichever is sooner.
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