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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2746         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2816

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jonathan Hecht

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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 requiring a comparable site for individuals using the fernald pool.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2746        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2816

By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2816) of Jonathan Hecht and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to require a comparable site for individuals using the fernald pool.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1638 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act requiring a comparable site for individuals using the fernald pool.
 

              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. As used in this chapter the following words shall, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:—

              “comparable site” a site which maintains therapeutic pool qualities, including but not limited to maintaining a pool temperature of 90-94 degrees, providing proper chair lifts and ramps, and the presence of qualified staff trained in water safety, lifeguarding and specialized aquatic exercise.

              Section 2.  Notwithstanding any other general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the division of capital asset management shall not close the pool facilities located at the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center, 200 Trapelo Road, Waltham, until a comparable site has been arranged for individuals from the community who use the pool.

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