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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 690         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2002

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jay R. Kaufman

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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 requiring pain assessment and management in healthcare facilities.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jay R. Kaufman

15th Middlesex

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Michael Barrett

Third Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Eileen M. Donoghue

First Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 690        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2002

By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1489 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act requiring pain assessment and management in healthcare facilities.
 

              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 70E of Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding after subsection (o) the following new subsection:-

              (p) to prompt assessment, management and treatment of his or her pain.             

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