The MAPA Board is pleased to announce that the introduced as outside section 48 to the FY17 state budget allowing PAs to sign a death certificate became law when the budget signed by Governor Baker on July 8, 2016.
Here is the language that has been adopted:
399 SECTION 48. The fourth paragraph of section 9 of chapter 46 of the General Laws, as appearing 400 in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence: A physician assistant may take all action required under this section to furnish a standard certificate of death for registration.
This language is now law effective July 1, 2016.
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