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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1077         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven L. Levy and Shaunna O'Connell

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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 relative to the safe placement of newborn infants.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Richard Bastien

2nd Worcester

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Russell E. Holmes

6th Suffolk

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bruce E. Tarr

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1077        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

By Representatives Levy of Marlborough and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Steven L. Levy, Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the safe placement of newborn infants.  The Judiciary.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the safe placement of newborn infants.
 

              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 39 1/2 of Chapter 119 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 to 4, inclusive, the words "or manned fire station" and inserting in place thereof the following:-  ", manned fire station or with an emergency responder at an agreed upon location following a 911 call".

              SECTION 2.  Section 39 1/2 of said Chapter is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the word "an" and inserting in place thereof the following:-  "and".

              SECTION 3.  Section 39 1/2 of said Chapter is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 13 to 14, inclusive, and lines 16 to 17, inclusive, the words "hospital, police department or manned fire station" and inserting in place thereof the following:-  "designated facility".

              SECTION 4.  Section 39 1/2 of said Chapter is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 17 to 18, inclusive, the words "or fire department" and inserting in place thereof the following:-  ", fire department or emergency responder".

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