HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 5298 FILED ON: 7/28/2022
HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 5115
Section 49, 50 and 51 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2023 (see House, No. 5050), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment J of House, No. 5132). July 28, 2022.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the One Hundred and Ninety-Second General Court
An Act relative to HIV prevention services.
Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to broaden access to critical and effective human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention services, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
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. Said section 12F of said chapter 112, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “patient”, in line 6, the following words:- , or for the prevention of HIV.
SECTION 2. Said section 12F of said chapter 112, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “be”, in line 14, the following words:- at risk of exposure to,.
SECTION 3. Said section 12F of said chapter 112, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “disease”, in line 18, the following words:- , or prevention of HIV.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect on July 1, 2022.