Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 1 of chapter 40D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "purposes", in line 61, the words:- or to the operating of a continuing care facility.
SECTION 2. Said section 1 of said chapter 40D, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "than", in line 75, the words:- residential housing operated in connection with a continuing care facility and.
SECTION 3. Said section 1 of said chapter 40D, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-
(u) "Continuing care facility", a facility at which there is furnished to individuals, other than an individual related by consanguinity or affinity to the person furnishing such care, board and lodging together with nursing services, medical services or other health related services, regardless of whether or not the lodging and services are provided at the same location, pursuant to an agreement effective for the life of the individuals or for a period in excess of one year.