Rejected

2nd Redraft 32

Early Voting

Mr. Tarr moved that the bill be amended in Section 14, in subsection (c), in line 175, by striking the words “April 1, 2017” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “December 31, 2014”;and

moves to further amend the bill, in Section 19, by inserting after the word “primary”, in line 185, the following: “unless said section is otherwise modified, altered, suspended or terminated by the General Court.”; and

moves to further amend the bill by inserting after section _ the following new section:-

Section_. Section 86 of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:-

Any voter in a special state election or the biennial state election or of any special or regular state primary or of a presidential primary who does not desire to cast his or her vote in person at the polling place during the hours that polling places are open and whose application for an official absent voting ballot has been filed with the city or town clerk as provided in section eighty-nine, and certified under section ninety-one, may vote in accordance with sections eighty-seven to one hundred and three, inclusive.”; and

moves further to amend the bill by inserting after section _ the following new section:-

Section _. Section 91 of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended, in lines 9-10, by striking the following words:-

“from the voter who will be absent from said city or town on the date of the election and”.