HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1801        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1892

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sean Garballey and Daniel R. Cullinane

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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 granting equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Dean A. Tran

Worcester and Middlesex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Tommy Vitolo

15th Norfolk

Tram T. Nguyen

18th Essex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Maria Duaime Robinson

6th Middlesex

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Lindsay N. Sabadosa

1st Hampshire

David Allen Robertson

19th Middlesex

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Shaunna L. O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Daniel R. Carey

2nd Hampshire

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

John C. Velis

4th Hampden

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.

5th Worcester

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Natalie M. Higgins

4th Worcester

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Susannah M. Whipps

2nd Franklin

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Brian W. Murray

10th Worcester

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.

28th Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Carole A. Fiola

6th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1801        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1892

By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1892) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to original birth certificates to persons born in the Commonwealth.  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 granting equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts.

 

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 2B of chapter 46 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, the words “on or before July 17, 1974 or on or after January 1, 2008”.

SECTION 2. Said section 2B of chapter 46, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 6, the words “on or after January 1, 2008”.