Section 36(k) of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the following words "fifteen thousand dollars" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- "not to exceed a sum equal to the average wage in the commonwealth on the date of the injury multiplied by thirty, as determined pursuant to subsection (a) of section 29 of chapter 151A"
and by striking out the following words:- “No amount shall be payable under this section for disfigurement that is purely scar-based, unless such disfigurement is on the face, neck, or hands."
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