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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3057        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1380


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Paul R. Heroux


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 healthcare proxies.






Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Joseph F. Wagner

8th Hampden

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3057        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1380

By Mr.  Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to healthcare proxies.


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

              SECTION 2 of Chapter 201D,  of the General Laws is hereby further amended by inserting at the end of section 2:- The proxy shall remain in effect and not be revoked due to death of the principal until 36 months from the time of the principal has deceased.

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