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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2148         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1807


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Denise Provost


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 to combat drug addiction among youth.






Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2148        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1807

By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1807) of Denise Provost and others relative to the operation of a drug detoxification facility in the Commonwealth.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 553 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act to combat drug addiction among youth.

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Three percent (3%) of the proceeds from the sales of former state hospital property shall be dedicated to the operation of drug detoxification facilities for youth, to be operated by the Commonwealth, or its designee, at suitable locations that will minimize the social exposures that encourage recidivism.

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