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S 2028 Pandemic Response Bill

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Background

Massachusetts' pandemic response bill

"Pandemic Response Bill" 2028 was passed by the Massachusetts state Senate on April 28 and is now awaiting approval in the House.

As stated in the bill, upon declaration by the governor that an emergency exists that is considered detrimental to public health or upon declaration of a state of emergency, a local public health authority, with approval of the commissioner, may enter homes and detain without a warrant.

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Not allowed under U.S. constitution

Sources


 1  Pandemic bill allows health authorities to enter homes, detain without warrant. Sept 1, 2009 Schilling, Chelsea (www.wnd.com)

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2 Voted Yes

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I think this is necessary to prevent the spread of disease. - jennyhooah (twitter) 0

1 Voted No

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Cops entering homes to vaccinate people? Sounds like a terrible idea. - thorie (twitter) vote up image vote down image 0
 
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