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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2471         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1979

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas A. Golden, 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 relative to ensuring sanitary condition in physician's offices.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2471        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1979

By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1979) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and Martin J. Walsh relative to inspections of sanitary conditions of certain medical facilities.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3164 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 ensuring sanitary condition in physician's offices.
 

              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 5 of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in paragraph 2,  by inserting the following sentences at the end thereof:- “Said unit may inspect any licensee’s office at any time during regular business hours, and without notice, for the purposes of verifying that the office is clean and sanitary, that the licensee has all appropriate and necessary equipment as determined by the board and that patient records are maintained in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.”

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