Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 21 of chapter 123 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the twelfth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
A copy of the restraint form and any such attachments shall become part of the chart of the patient. Copies of all restraint forms and attachments shall be sent to the commissioner of mental health, or with respect to Bridgewater state hospital to the commissioner of correction, who shall review and sign them within thirty days, and statistical records shall be kept thereof for each facility including Bridgewater state hospital, and each designated physician. Furthermore such reports, excluding patient identification, shall be made available to the general public at the department's central office, or with respect to Bridgewater state hospital at the department of correction's central office.