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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Linda Campbell, (BY REQUEST)

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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 fluoride statement.  .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William Patenaude

10 Brentwood Road


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3603        FILED ON: 4/23/2013

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By Ms. Campbell of Methuen (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Patenaude relative to notification of fluoridated water in public water supplies.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act requiring a fluoride statement.  .
 

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

              Chapter 111 of the General Laws is amended by inserting after section 160 the following section:-

              The department of environmental protection shall promulgate regulations requiring that where a public water supply is fluoridated, the relevant community water system will include the following statement in its annual consumer confidence report: Your public water supply is fluoridated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if your child under the age of 6 months is exclusively consuming infant formula reconstituted with fluoridated water, there may be an increased chance of dental fluorosis. Consult your child’s health care provider for more information.

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