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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 908         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 60

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kay Khan

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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 pertaining to definitions in the office of the child advocate.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 908        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 60

By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 60) of Kay Khan and George T. Ross relative to definitions in the office of the child advocate.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act pertaining to definitions in the office of the child advocate.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              M.G.L.18c, sec 1 is amended by striking lines 6 through 12 and replacing them with the following;

              ”Critical incident”, (a) a fatality, near fatality, or serious bodily injury of a child who is in the custody or receiving services from an executive agency of the commonwealth; or (b) circumstances which result in a reasonable belief that the executive agency failed in its duty to protect a child and, as a result, the child was at imminent risk of, or suffered serious bodily injury.

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