HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4868        FILED ON: 6/6/2018

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4618

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James K. Hawkins

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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 polling places in the city of Attleboro.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4868        FILED ON: 6/6/2018

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4618

By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4618) of James K. Hawkins and Elizabeth A. Poirier (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to polling places in the city of Attleboro.  Election Laws.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to polling places in the city of Attleboro.

 

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.  Notwithstanding section 24 of chapter 54 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the board of election commissioners in the city of Attleboro shall designate the polling place for each voting precinct in the city of Attleboro and shall cause each polling place to be suitably fitted up and prepared. The board of election commissioners shall locate the polling place in a public, orderly and convenient portion of the precinct; provided, however, that if the board of election commissioners determines that the public convenience would be better served, it may designate a poling place in any adjacent or non-adjacent precinct of the city.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.