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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 53         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 39

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James B. Eldridge

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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 the authority of the disabled persons protection commission pursuant to chapter 19C.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James B. Eldridge

 

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 53        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 39

By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 39) of James B. Eldridge and Ellen Story for legislation to further define the authority of the disabled persons protection commission  [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 144 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 the authority of the disabled persons protection commission pursuant to chapter 19C.
 

              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 of chapter 19C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended as follows:

              By amending the definition of "Mandated reporter" as so appearing by striking out all language following the words "police officer" on line 27 through line 32 and inserting in place thereof the following: -

              .  . . , fire fighter, emergency medical technician, paramedic, correctional officer or person employed by a state agency within the executive office of health and human services as defined by section sixteen of chapter six A, or employed by a private entity providing services or treatment to a disabled person who, in his professional capacity, shall have reasonable cause to believe that a disabled person is suffering from a reportable condition.

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