HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1017        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 614

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Aaron Michlewitz

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to pre-registration of voters.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Aaron Michlewitz

3rd Suffolk

1/15/2013

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

 

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

 

Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk

 

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

 

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

2/1/2013

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex

1/16/2013

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

 

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

 

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

 

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

 

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

 

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

 

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

 

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

 

Jay R. Kaufman

15th Middlesex

 

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

 

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

 

Jeffrey Sánchez

15th Suffolk

 

Linda Dorcena Forry

12th Suffolk

 

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

 

Carlos Henriquez

5th Suffolk

 

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

 

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

 

Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

 

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

 

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1017        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 614

By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday.  Election Laws.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1979 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to pre-registration of voters.

 

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

Section 47A of chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following: A person who is otherwise qualified may pre-register on or after that person’s sixteen birthday and may vote in any election occurring on or after that person’s eighteenth birthday.