AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REPORTING OF ABUSE OF ELDERS.
, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is
to mandate forthwith reporting of elder abuse and neglect by certain employees
of councils on aging,
therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law,
necessary for the immediate preservation of the
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 15 of chapter 19A of the General Laws, as
appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after
the word "podiatrist", in line 5, the following words:- , director of a
on aging, outreach worker employed by a council on aging.