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Massachusetts law about Baby Safe Haven Law

A compilation of laws, regulations, cases, and web sources on Baby Safe Haven Law.

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Massachusetts laws

MGL c.119, s.39-1/2. "Baby Safe Haven Law."
Provides designated facilities in which a parent can voluntarily place a newborn up to 7 days old.

Web sources

Baby Safe Haven, Mass. Chiefs of Police Association
Includes a link to the act and frequently asked questions written by the association

Baby Safe Haven, Mass. Department of Children and Families
Provides information on the Mass. Baby Safe Haven Law, including FAQs and information for those who may receive a baby at a designated facility



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