Skip to Content

Download PDF



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2883        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1006

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

Garrett J. Bradley

_________________

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 definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver.

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2883        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1006

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1006) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver.  Health Care Financing. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

_______________

 

An Act relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver.

 

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

              Chapter 107 of the Acts of 2005 is hereby amended by striking out the following sentence in the second paragraph “Autism spectrum disorder includes the following disorders as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV-TR, 2000): autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, childhood disintegrative disorder, and Rett's disorder.”  and inserting in place thereof the following:- “The terms ‘autism’ or ‘autism spectrum disorder ‘shall have the same meaning as the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.”

of

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