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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3298         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2902

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 food service establishments.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Kevin Aguiar

7th Bristol

Stephen Stat Smith

28th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3298        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2902

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2902) of Paul McMurtry, Kevin Aguiar and Stephen Stat Smith relative to hand sanitizing at take-out restaurants.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3918 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 food service establishments.
 

              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 127A of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the 1st paragraph, the following paragraph:-

                     The department shall adopt public health regulations that require those establishments engaged in the “take out” food service business, which do not have a restroom accessible to the general public,  to install a sink on their premises for the purpose of hand washing; provided, however, that the food service business may install, in the alternative, an acceptable hand sanitizer for the use by its patrons and employees.             

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