SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1123        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1267

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Anne M. Gobi

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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:

 

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

 

Dean A. Tran

Worcester and Middlesex

1/28/2019

Daniel J. Hunt

13th Suffolk

1/29/2019

Joanne M. Comerford

Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester

1/31/2019

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

1/31/2019

Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.

5th Worcester

1/31/2019

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

2/1/2019

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

2/1/2019

Susannah M. Whipps

2nd Franklin

2/1/2019

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

2/1/2019

Maria Duaime Robinson

6th Middlesex

2/13/2019

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

2/13/2019

Joan B. Lovely

Second Essex

2/15/2019

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

2/19/2019

Jack Patrick Lewis

7th Middlesex

2/27/2019

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

5/1/2019

 



SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1123        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1267

By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1267) of Anne M. Gobi, Dean A. Tran, Daniel J. Hunt, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts.  Public Health.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1195 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 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 2014 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”.