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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2676        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3185

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Kane

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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 impairment of health caused by infectious disease.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Kane

5th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2676        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3185

By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3185) of Michael F. Kane relative to impairment of health of employees of correctional facilities caused by infectious disease.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1026 OF 2009-2010.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to impairment of health caused by infectious disease.

 

              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 32 of the general laws is hereby amended after section 94B by adding the following new section:-

              “Section 94C: Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary affecting the non-contributory or contributory system, any condition of impairment of health caused by an infectious disease resulting in total or partial disability or death to an employee of a correctional facility, shall, if he successfully passed a physical examination on entry into such service, or subsequently successfully passed a physical examination, which examination failed to reveal any evidence of such condition, be presumed to have been suffered in the line of duty, unless the contrary be shown by competent evidence.”

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