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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 125         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1630

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ellen Story and Byron Rushing

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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 updating the laws to protect women's health.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Byron Rushing

9th Suffolk

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Michael Barrett

Third Middlesex

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Gailanne M. Cariddi

1st Berkshire

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Jay R. Kaufman

15th Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

Aaron Michlewitz

3rd Suffolk

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Jason Lewis

 

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Jonathan D. Zlotnik

2nd Worcester

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Aaron Vega

5th Hampden

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 125        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1630

By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 515 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act updating the laws to protect women's health.
 

              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 2010 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 twelve L or twelve M 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 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in lines 2, 4 and 8 the word “married”.

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