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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1816        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1910

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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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 timely issuance of death certificates to funeral directors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1816        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1910

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1910) of Tackey Chan relative to timely issuance of death certificates to funeral directors.  Public Health. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to timely issuance of death certificates to funeral directors.

 

              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. Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 edition, is hereby amended in inserting after section 45A the following new section:-

             

             

              “Section 45B.  Upon a request by a licensed funeral director or undertaker, Issuers of certificates of death pursuant to this chapter shall provide an original death certificate to the designated licensed funeral director’s or undertaker’s place of business within 24 hours from the time of the request.”

             

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