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General Laws

Section 1. As used in this chapter the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:—

“Authorizing party”, a parent, legal guardian or legal custodian who authorizes a caregiver to act under a caregiver authorization affidavit.

“Caregiver”, an adult with whom a minor resides.

“Caregiver authorization affidavit”, an affidavit prepared pursuant to this chapter that authorizes a designated caregiver to act relative to a minor’s education and health care.

“Parental rights and responsibilities”, rights and responsibilities of a parent, legal guardian or legal custodian under state or federal law or court order.

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