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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 72         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1153

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael O. Moore

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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 accreditation bodies for forensic and scientific analysis.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Harriette L. Chandler

First Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 72        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1153

By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Michael O. Moore and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to accreditation bodies for forensic and scientific labs.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to accreditation bodies for forensic and scientific analysis.
 

              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.   Subsection (b) of section 8 of chapter 278A of the General Laws, as appearing in chapter 38 of the acts of 2012, is hereby amended by striking out the words “the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- an accreditation body that is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Agreement and offers forensic laboratory accreditation services.

              SECTION 2.   The first sentence of subsection (c) of said section 8 of said chapter 278A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the words “the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- an accreditation body that is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Agreement and offers forensic laboratory accreditation services.

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