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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4721 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act for safe, healthy and inclusive elections

By Messrs. Roy of Franklin and Santiago of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Jon Santiago and Nika C. Elugardo relative to elections and voting. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Jeffrey N. Roy , Jon Santiago

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure forthwith that the commonwealth’s democratic processes remain fair, honest and orderly and to forthwith provide for an early voting program for the September 1, 2020 State Primary Election and the November 3, 2020 General Election, in order to promote political participation and protect voters health, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety, health and convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.4721
Date Branch Action
5/11/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
5/13/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Election Laws
5/14/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/1/2020 House Accompanied a new draft, see H4762

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