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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1239        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 158


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



David B. Sullivan


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 cueing and supervision in the PCA program.






David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1239        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 158

By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 158) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to the eligibility of certain persons for the personal care attendant program.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2685 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to cueing and supervision in the PCA program.


              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 12 of chapter one hundred and eighteen E as so appearing, is hereby amended in the first paragraph by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:-

              “Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the division shall develop or amend any standards and regulations applicable to the personal care attendant program to include as eligible members those individuals who are otherwise eligible for said program, but who require supervision and cueing in order to perform two or more activities of daily living.”             

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