Action Plan of the Massachusetts Trial Court
PERSON: Any person who has a physical or mental impairment
which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life
activities, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having
All persons having origins in any of the Black
racial groups of Africa.
persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American
or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
or PACIFIC ISLANDER:
persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the
Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, or the Pacific
Islands. This area includes, for example, China, Japan, Korea,
the Philippine Islands and Samoa.
ALASKAN, OR ALEUTIAN:
persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North
America, and maintaining cultural identification through tribal
affiliation or recognition.
persons having origins in the Cape Verde Islands.
veteran" shall mean (1) any person who performed such wartime
service during the period commencing August fifth, nineteen
hundred and sixty-four and ending on May seventh, nineteen hundred
and seventy- five, both dates inclusive, or (2) any person who
served at least one hundred and eighty days of active service
in the armed forces of the United States during the period between
February first, nineteen hundred and fifty-five and August fourth,
nineteen hundred and sixty-four.