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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4635 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to long term care facility and elder housing COVID-19 reporting

By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser, Mindy Domb and Nika C. Elugardo relative to the reporting of COVID-19 positive cases and mortalities in long term care facilities and elder housing. Elder Affairs.

Bill Information

Ruth B. Balser

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect the health and wellness of the residents of the Commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.4635
Date Branch Action
4/9/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules, reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Elder Affairs
4/13/2020 Senate Senate concurred
4/13/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/16/2020 from 01:30 PM-04:00 PM in The hearing will occur over Zoom
4/21/2020 House Accompanied a new draft, see H4663

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