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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 197         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1033

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas P. Kennedy

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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 the signing of death certificates.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas P. Kennedy

Second Plymouth and Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 197        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1033

By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to the signing of death certificates.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1110 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 the signing of death certificates.
 

              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 9 of chapter 46 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “administrator”, in line 5, the following:— or, if the death occurred in a nursing home as defined in section 108 of chapter 112, the medical director of the nursing home.

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