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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 896         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2419


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Kathi-Anne Reinstein


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 firefighters cessation program..






Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Christopher M. Markey

9th Bristol

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 896        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2419

By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters.  Public Service. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 1638 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to firefighters cessation program..

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Chapter 41 of the General Laws is amended in Section adding the following at the end: Prior to the termination of a firefighter or police officer for violating this section said employee shall be offered an opportunity to enter a smoking cessation program. Subsequent violation may be cause for dismissal.

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