Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 39D of chapter 119 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
A petition for grandparents visitation authorized under this section shall, where applicable, be filed in the county within the commonwealth in which the divorce or separate support complaint or the complaint to establish paternity was filed. If the divorce, separate support or paternity judgment was entered without the commonwealth but the child presently resides within the commonwealth, said petition may be filed in the county where the child resides.