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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 11B: Shutting off water service to domicile occupied by seriously ill person; notice; penalty

Section 11B. No water company shall intentionally shut off the water service to any domicile occupied by a person who is seriously ill if the company receives written notice from the municipal health authorities or a registered physician verifying the fact of such illness. Any company violating this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars for each day during which the violation continues.