Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 68 of chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
All elevators in multi-story buildings containing dwelling units shall be of sufficient size to allow the transport of a person on a stretcher in a fully supine position, without having to raise, lower or bend such stretcher in any way and said board shall promulgate regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this paragraph.
SECTION 2. The board of elevator regulations shall promulgate regulations pursuant to the provisions of section one of this act on or before July first, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.
SECTION 3. The provisions of section one of this act shall apply only to elevators constructed in buildings for which permits to build are granted on or after July first, nineteen hundred and eighty-eight.