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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2623         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 138

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Keiko M. Orrall and Shaunna O'Connell

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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 safe placement of newborn infants .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2623        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 138

By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the safe placement of newborn infants .
 

              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 39 1/2 of chapter 119 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, inclusive, the words "or manned fire station" and inserting in place thereof the following:- , manned fire station or with an emergency responder at an agreed upon location following a 911 call

SECTION 2. Section 39 1/2 of said chapter 119, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking, in line 6,  in the first instance in which it appears, the word "an" and inserting in place thereof the following:- and

SECTION 3. Section 39 1/2 of said chapter 119, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 16 and 17, inclusive, the words "hospital, police department or manned fire station" and inserting in place thereof the following:- designated facility

SECTION 4. Section 39 1/2 of said chapter 119, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 17, after the word "police" the following:- , emergency responder

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