2017 Massachusetts General Laws
PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
Chapter 201F CAREGIVER AUTHORIZATION AFFIDAVITS
Section 1 Definitions
Section 1. As used in this chapter the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:—
''Authorizing party'', a parent, legal guardian or legal custodian who authorizes a caregiver to act under a caregiver authorization affidavit.
''Caregiver'', an adult with whom a minor resides.
''Caregiver authorization affidavit'', an affidavit prepared pursuant to this chapter that authorizes a designated caregiver to act relative to a minor's education and health care.
''Parental rights and responsibilities'', rights and responsibilities of a parent, legal guardian or legal custodian under state or federal law or court order.