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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVII PUBLIC WELFARE
  • CHAPTER 118E DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
  • Section 61 Availability of benefits to persons recognized as a spouse under laws of the commonwealth

Section 61. Notwithstanding the unavailability of federal financial participation, no person who is recognized as a spouse under the laws of the commonwealth shall be denied benefits that are otherwise available under this chapter due to the provisions of 1 U.S.C. § 7 or any other federal non-recognition of spouses of the same sex.