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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1229         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2028

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Malia

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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 providing access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts residents.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1229        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2028

By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2028) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1503 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act providing access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts residents.
 

              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. Notwithstanding the provision of any general or special law to the contrary, every resident of Massachusetts shall have access to the standards and procedures established under sections 13, 14, 15, and 16 of chapter 176O. Such standards shall be administered and enforced by the office of patient protection established by section 217 of chapter 111. The executive office of health and human services shall request waivers from any federal laws or regulations which impede the effective implementation of this Act.

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