HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1053        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1844

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ruth B. Balser

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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 facilitating the utilization of psychologists on the health care team.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Cynthia Stone Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1053        FILED ON: 1/15/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1844

By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1844) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice.  Public Health.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2430 OF 2017-2018.]

 

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 facilitating the utilization of psychologists on the health care team.

 

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 80B of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "dentists;" in line 13 the following:- psychologists practicing within their scope of practice as defined in section 118 of chapter 112;