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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 490         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 910

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John Hart, Jr.

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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 regulating the siting of methadone treatment facilities..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Hart, Jr.

First Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 490        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 910

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 910) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to regulate the siting of methadone treatment facilities.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 985 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regulating the siting of methadone treatment 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. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary and in addition to the regulations promulgated by the Department of Public Health, no methadone treatment facility shall be allowed to operate until approval has been received by the legislative body of the city or town in which it seeks to be sited on a permanent or temporary basis

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