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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4022 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act reforming election laws

By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, for the committee on Election Laws, on Senate, Nos. 298, 302 and 313 and House, Nos. 1979, 1980 and 2739, a Bill reforming election laws (House, No. 4022) April 4, 2012.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Election Laws

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to improve the administration of elections in the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill H.4022
Date Branch Action
4/4/2012 House Reported from the committee on Election Laws
4/4/2012 House New draft of S298, S302, S313, H1979, H1980 and H2739
4/4/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
4/4/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
4/4/2012 House Rules suspended
4/4/2012 House Read second
4/4/2012 House Referred to the House committee on Ways and Means
5/24/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting therefor a bill with the same title, H4120
5/24/2012 House Referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
5/24/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendment pending
5/24/2012 House Rules suspended
5/24/2012 House Read second
5/24/2012 House Amendment (previously recommended by the House committee on Ways and Means) adopted
5/24/2012 House New draft substituted, see H4120

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