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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2914        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2230

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 defibrillators in health clubs.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2914        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2230

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2230) of Louis L. Kafka relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators.  The Judiciary. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to defibrillators in health clubs.

 

              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. Section 86 of Chapter 93 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the following words:

              “Absent a showing of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct, no cause of action against a health club or its employees may arise in connection with the use or non-use of a defibrillator.”

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