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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1174        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2027


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Elizabeth A. Malia


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 health care of minors.






Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Linda Campbell

15th Essex

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Jeffrey Sánchez

15th Suffolk

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

John J. Mahoney

13th Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1174        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2027

By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors.  Public Health. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 1500 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the health care of minors.


              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 12F of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “guardian” in line 12 the words “whether with or without the consent of a parent or guardian and regardless of the duration of such separate residence” and after the words “financial affairs” in line 13 the words “regardless of the source or extent of the minor’s income”.

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