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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 235 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INSURANCE COVERAGE OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. Section 47C of chapter 175 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 71 to 73, inclusive, the words "three months after their third birthday or until September first of the year of the recipient's third birthday if the recipient was born after April first" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- their third birthday.

SECTION 2. Section 8B of chapter 176A of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 56 to 58, inclusive, the words "three months after their third birthday or until September first of the year of the recipient's third birthday if the recipient was born after April first" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- their third birthday.

SECTION 3. Said section 8B of said chapter 176A, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 60 to 62, inclusive, the words "two thousand four hundred dollars per year per child and an aggregate benefit of eight thousand dollars over the total enrollment period" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- $3,200 per year per child and an aggregate benefit of $9,600 over the total enrollment period.

SECTION 4. Section 4C of chapter 176B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 57 to 59, inclusive, the words "three months after their third birthday or until September first of the year of the recipient's third birthday if the recipient was born after April first" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- their third birthday.

SECTION 5. Said section 4C of said chapter 176B, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 61 to 63, inclusive, the words "two thousand four hundred dollars per year per child and an aggregate benefit of eight thousand dollars over the total enrollment period" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- $3,200 per year per child and an aggregate benefit of $9,600 over the total enrollment period.

SECTION 6. Section 4 of chapter 176G of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 43 to 45, inclusive, the words "three months after their third birthday or until September first of the year of the recipient's third birthday if the recipient was born after April first" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- their third birthday.

SECTION 7. Said section 4 of said chapter 176G, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 47 to 49, inclusive, the words "two thousand four hundred dollars per year per child and an aggregate benefit of eight thousand dollars over the total enrollment period" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- $3,200 per year per child and an aggregate benefit of $9,600 over the total enrollment period.

Approved December 24, 1997.