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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2620         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2316

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Patricia A. Haddad

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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 creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2620        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2316

By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2316) of Patricia A. Haddad relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health.
 

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

              Chapter 19 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by  adding the following section: -

              Section 25. There shall be, within the department of mental health, a specific difficult to manage unit, so called, for men and a specific difficult to manage unit, so called, for women.  Units shall be located at a specific and central location.  Units shall address and consider issues relative to the difficult manage, so called, populations within the department and shall be consistent to the former difficult to manage unit at Taunton State Hospital.

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