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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2709 191st (Current)

An Act for safe, healthy and inclusive elections

By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2709) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Feeney for legislation for safe, healthy and inclusive elections. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Paul R. Feeney

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 5 actions for Bill S.2709
Date Branch Action
5/11/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/14/2020 Senate Rules suspended
5/14/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Election Laws
5/18/2020 House House concurred
6/1/2020 House Accompanied a new draft, see H4762

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