SECTION 1. Section 33 of Chapter 51 of the General Laws is herby amended by inserting after Section 33 the following section:-
Section 33A. The state secretary will create and maintain an online portal allowing citizens to complete an affidavit of registration online. Such registration will be transmitted by the secretary to the appropriate local registrar. The online affidavit will use the registrants’ signature from the Registry of Motor Vehicles records; the Registrar of Motor Vehicles shall make appropriate provisions to facilitate the electronic transfer of the image of the signature to the Central Voter Registry. If such signature cannot be found using the online affidavit of registration form the applicant will be so informed and given the option to print the affidavit of registration, append their signature, and mail it directly to the appropriate registrar of voters. Nothing in this section shall be construed to change any registration deadline or qualification of voting.
Section 2. Section 42H of Chapter 51 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the word “delivery”, the following words:-, "and through the online portal."
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