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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 748         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 671

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harriette L. Chandler

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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 updating the public health laws..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harriette L. Chandler

 

Cynthia S. Creem

 

Sonia Chang-Diaz

 

Katherine M. Clark

Middlesex and Essex

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex, Suffolk, and Essex

Eileen M. Donoghue

 

James B. Eldridge

 

Jennifer L. Flanagan

 

Susan C. Fargo

 

Barry R. Finegold

 

Patricia D. Jehlen

 

Marc R. Pacheco

 

Karen E. Spilka

 

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

 

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 748        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 671

By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1610 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to updating the public health laws..
 

              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 12Q of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph: -

              Except in an emergency requiring immediate action, no abortion may be performed under section 12L or 12M unless the written consent of the proper person has been delivered to the physician performing the abortion as set forth in section 12S.               

              SECTION 2. Section 19 of chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby repealed.

              SECTION 3.  Section 20 of said chapter 272 is hereby repealed.

              SECTION 4.  Section 21 of said chapter 272 is hereby repealed.

              SECTION 5.  Section 21A of chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in lines 2, 5, and 8 the word married”.             

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