SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1733        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 334



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act providing for the proper furnishing of ballots in the Commonwealth.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 40 of Chapter 54 of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting after the words “Thirty-seven.” the following:- “All ballots prepared and furnished by the secretary of state for use in the elections of state officers and all ballots prepared by city or town clerks for the use in elections of city or town officers shall be equal to the number of registered voters in each precinct.”