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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4834 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendments of the House Bill automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud (House, No. 4671), reports recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4834).

Bill Information

Voter Registration and Fraud

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith programs for automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 13 actions for Bill H.4834
Date Branch Action
7/26/2018 House Reported from the committee of conference
7/26/2018 House Reported on H4671
7/26/2018 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/26/2018 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/27/2018 House Rules suspended
7/27/2018 House Committee of conference report accepted - 134 YEAS to 16 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 424)
7/30/2018 Senate Rules suspended
7/30/2018 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #486 (Yeas 36 to Nays 0)
7/30/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2018 House Enacted
7/30/2018 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
8/9/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 205 of the Acts of 2018

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