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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 1A: Issuance of license or certificate to engage in business or profession; statement of obligation to report certain injuries of children

Section 1A. Whenever any person required to report under the provisions of section fifty-one A of chapter one hundred and nineteen is issued or reissued a license or certificate to engage in a business or profession, the issuing agency shall send such person a statement informing them of their obligations under said section fifty-one A.

Such statement shall contain a statement that such person understands his obligations under said section fifty-one A and the punishment for failure to comply, which shall be signed by such person and returned to the issuing agency.

In compliance with the provisions of this section, the issuing agency may include such required statement on application forms for such licenses or certificates.