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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 Designating Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

James E. Timilty

 

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

William C. Galvin

6th Norfolk

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4216        FILED ON: 1/12/2012

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By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act Designating Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week.
 

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

              Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15OOOOO the following section:-

              Section 15PPPP. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the third week in October of each year as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week to raise awareness of the occurrence of breast cancer in men and to encourage regular testing for breast cancer amongst all citizens of the Commonwealth, and recommending that said day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

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