Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 5 of chapter 55 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1992 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the tenth paragraph the following paragraph:-
A state committee referred to in section one of chapter fifty-two may incorporate pursuant to the provisions of chapter one hundred and eighty; provided, however, that such incorporation shall not relieve any person, including the chairperson or treasurer, from any responsibility imposed by this chapter or other election law or from any civil or criminal penalty imposed thereby. Prior to filing the articles of incorporation with the state secretary, the articles shall be submitted to the director, who shall examine the same within sixty days. The director may require such amendment thereof or additional information as he considers necessary. If he finds the articles comply with law he shall so certify and endorse his approval thereto. Any amendment to the articles of organization shall be approved in like manner.
SECTION 2. Section 7 of said chapter 55, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 24, the word "one" and inserting in place thereof the following word:- five.