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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.720 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act ensuring municipal participation of the widest eligible range

By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 720) of Andres X. Vargas, Dylan A. Fernandes and others for legislation to lower the voting age for municipal elections. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Andres X. Vargas , Dylan A. Fernandes
Referred to Joint Committee on Election Laws

Bill History

Displaying 10 actions for Bill H.720
Date Branch Action
1/22/2019 House Referred to the committee on Election Laws
1/22/2019 Senate Senate concurred
1/16/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 01/22/2020 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
2/24/2020 House Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
3/9/2020 House Rules suspended
3/9/2020 House Recommitted to the committee on Election Laws
4/9/2020 House Reporting date extended to Friday June 26, 2020, pending concurrence
6/16/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/29/2020 House Reporting date extended to Thursday December 31, 2020, pending concurrence
1/5/2021 House No further action taken

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