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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2657 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to patient safety in nursing homes

By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2657) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, James Arciero, Steven Ultrino, Peter Capano and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety in nursing homes. Public Health.

Bill Information

Presenter:
James B. Eldridge

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to address critical patient safety needs in nursing homes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Tackey Chan 2nd Norfolk
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
William M. Straus 10th Bristol
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Brendan P. Crighton Third Essex
Mark C. Montigny Second Bristol and Plymouth

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