Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 28A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the definition of "Child" and inserting in place thereof the following definition:-
"Child", any person under the age of eighteen or under the age of twenty-two if such child is a child with special needs.
SECTION 2. Section 9 of said chapter 28A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 63, 69 and 94 the word "sixteen" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the word:- eighteen.