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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 482         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2060


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.


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 recognizing pharmacists as healthcare providers.






Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Kevin J. Murphy

18th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 482        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2060

By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2060) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to include pharmacists in the definition of healthcare providers.  Public Health. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act recognizing pharmacists as healthcare providers.

              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. The definition “Health care provider” in section 1 of chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the words “registered nurse,” the following word:- pharmacist.

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