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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2841         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2126

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Cantwell

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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 reducing prescription drug abuse.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2841        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2126

By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2126) of James M. Cantwell for legislation to establish guidelines governing the prescription drug drop-off box grant program.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act reducing prescription drug abuse.
 

              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 22 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

              Section 22.  Prescription Drug Drop-off Box Grant Program

              The department of public safety shall establish a grant program, subject to appropriation, to be known as the prescription drug drop-off box grant program, for the purpose of providing grants to assist police departments with the purchase, placement, operation, or maintenance of prescription drug drop-off boxes at police stations.

              The department of public safety shall establish guidelines governing the prescription drug drop-off box grant program.

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