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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2229         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2024

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James J. Lyons, Jr.

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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 protecting the privacy of children.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tracy Watson

 

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

Kathleen O'Connor Ives

First Essex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2229        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2024

By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of Tracy Watson and others for legislation to prohibit the Department of Public Health from collecting data on students relative to height, weight and body mass indexes.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to protecting the privacy of children.
 

              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 71, Section 57 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (g) the following sub-section:-

             

              (h): No language in this section shall authorize the Department of Public Health to collect data on height, weight, or calculate a student’s Body Mass Index. 

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