Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 42B of chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph.
SECTION 2. Said chapter 51 is hereby amended by inserting after section 42E, as so appearing, the following section:-
Section 42F. At every registration session held pursuant to this chapter, a registrar or assistant registrar shall receive affidavits of registration from registrants who reside in any other city or town of the commonwealth. The registrars shall forthwith transmit any such completed affidavits of registration to the registrars of the city or town where such registrant claims to reside, and said registrars shall receive such affidavits as provided in sections forty-six to forty-seven B, inclusive. The state secretary shall prescribe forms for the purposes of registrations conducted under this section which shall be of a different color from forms used in registering persons who live in the city or town where the registration takes place. Said forms shall contain the information provided for in section thirty-six and shall also include space for the name of the registrar, assistant registrar or special registrar before whom said affidavit was executed, and a space for the name of the city or town where such registration was conducted and what proof of residence was offered, if any.
Said forms shall also contain the following statement: A copy of this document may be forwarded to the department of revenue and the registry of motor vehicles.