HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 549        FILED ON: 1/11/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1849

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christine P. Barber

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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 recognizing pharmacists as health care providers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

13th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Diana DiZoglio

First Essex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Tommy Vitolo

15th Norfolk

Peter Capano

11th Essex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Gerard J. Cassidy

9th Plymouth

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Daniel R. Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Carole A. Fiola

6th Bristol

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Andres X. Vargas

3rd Essex

Christina A. Minicucci

14th Essex

Jay D. Livingstone

8th Suffolk

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Brendan P. Crighton

Third Essex

Tami L. Gouveia

14th Middlesex

David K. Muradian, Jr.

9th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Jerald A. Parisella

6th Essex

Patrick M. O'Connor

Plymouth and Norfolk

Natalie M. Higgins

4th Worcester

Linda Dean Campbell

15th Essex

Jon Santiago

9th Suffolk

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 549        FILED ON: 1/11/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1849

By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to include registered pharmacists in the definition of health care providers.  Public Health.

 

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 recognizing pharmacists as health care providers.

 

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. The definition “Health care provider” in section 1 of Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the words “registered nurse,” the following words “registered pharmacist.”