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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7: Laboratories and facilities

Section 7. The department is hereby authorized to establish such laboratories and facilities within the commonwealth as may be necessary to conduct forensic and DNA analysis. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the department is hereby authorized to enter into such contracts, agreements or partnerships with governmental or nongovernmental entities, including educational, scientific, medical or not for profit entities, as the director may deem necessary to meet the purposes of this chapter.