Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of subsection (5) of section 1 of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1994 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- The word "employer" shall not include nonprofit entities, as defined by the Internal Revenue Code, that are exclusively staffed by volunteers.
SECTION 2. The first paragraph of section 5 of said chapter 152, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- Such rules and regulations shall include, but not be limited to, a provision authorizing a party, on or after the filing of any claim or complaint pursuant to this chapter, to serve on any party, employer or medical provider rendering medical treatment to the claimant, a request to produce, and permit the party making such request to inspect and copy, any medical notes, treatment reports and employment records.