Amendment #4, as changed to H4791
Cannabis Use/Public Health Research and Data Collection
Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury moves to amend the bill, as amended, Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury moves to amend amendment 4 by striking the amendment in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:-
Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury moves to amend the bill by inserting after section 11 the following section:-
SECTION 11A. Subsection (b) of section 17 of chapter 94G of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2020 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following 2 sentences:- Said departments and executive offices shall: (i) provide the commission with any existing data requested by the commission, subject to any applicable confidentiality laws and regulations regarding personally identifying information; (ii) collect data, as reasonably requested by the commission, to complete the commission's research agenda; and (iii) provide data requested by the commission pursuant to clause (ii) to the commission subject to any applicable confidentiality laws and regulations regarding personally identifying information. Any personally identifiable information contained in data acquired through this section shall not be considered a public record and shall not be subject to disclosure pursuant to clause twenty-sixth of section 7 of chapter 4 and chapter 66.