SECTION 1. Notwithstanding chapter 639 of the acts of 1950 or any general or special law or executive order to the contrary, no order shall be issued by the commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof, prohibiting travel of persons from outside the commonwealth into the commonwealth; provided, that no such person shall be required to be tested for the presence of the novel coronavirus or antibodies from the disease known as COVID-19 prior to, or upon, entry into the commonwealth; and provided further, that no order, regulation or rule shall be issued restricting a person subject to quarantine from leaving the commonwealth.
No person entering the commonwealth shall be subject to punishment or civil fine for the failure to, among other things: (i) be tested for the presence of the novel coronavirus or antibodies from the disease known as COVID-19; (ii) quarantine upon arrival in Massachusetts; (iii) engage in travel within the commonwealth outside of self-imposed quarantine; or (iv) register personal information with the commonwealth or any political subdivision of the commonwealth.
SECTION 2. Nothing in this act shall be interpreted to conflict with applicable federal law or regulation.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of August 1, 2020.
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