Skip to Content


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 189         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1785

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

_______________

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 location of methadone clinics.

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 189        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1785

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to further regulate the location of methadone clinics in the vicinity of schools.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2877 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

_______________

 

An Act relative to the location of methadone clinics.
 

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

              Chapter 40A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 9C the following section:—

              Section 9D.  No licensed methadone dispensing facility or clinic shall be located within a radius of 1000 feet of the real property line of an elementary, secondary, vocational, public, or private school, licensed preschool, or any head start program or within 100 feet of a public park. Individuals operating said clinics have 1 year to comply.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Error