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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 135         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 21

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Gale D. Candaras

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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 relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Gale D. Candaras

First Hampden and Hampshire

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 135        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 21

By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 21) of Gale D. Candaras, Christopher G. Fallon, Louis L. Kafka, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 30 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program..
 

              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 12 of Chapter 118 E as so appearing, is hereby amended in the first paragraph by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:

                              Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the division shall develop or amend any standards and regulations applicable to the personal care attendant program to include as eligible members those individuals who are otherwise eligible for said program, but who require supervision and cueing in order to perform two or more activities of daily living.

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