SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1949        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 389

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harriette L. Chandler

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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 ensuring municipal participation of the widest eligible range.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Harriette L. Chandler

First Worcester

 

Andres X. Vargas

3rd Essex

 

Dylan A. Fernandes

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

 

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

1/18/2019

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

1/23/2019

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

1/24/2019

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

1/25/2019

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

1/29/2019

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

1/29/2019

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

1/30/2019

Michael J. Barrett

Third Middlesex

1/30/2019

Joseph A. Boncore

First Suffolk and Middlesex

1/30/2019

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

1/31/2019

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

1/30/2019

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

1/31/2019

Daniel J. Hunt

13th Suffolk

1/31/2019

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

1/31/2019

Mathew J. Muratore

1st Plymouth

1/31/2019

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

2/1/2019

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

2/1/2019

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

2/1/2019

Nika C. Elugardo

15th Suffolk

2/2/2019

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol

2/1/2019

Joanne M. Comerford

Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester

2/28/2019

Lindsay N. Sabadosa

1st Hampshire

6/18/2019

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

1/14/2020

Mindy Domb

3rd Hampshire

1/22/2020

Cindy F. Friedman

Fourth Middlesex

1/22/2020

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1949        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 389

By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Harriette L. Chandler, Andres X. Vargas, Dylan A. Fernandes, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure municipal participation of the widest eligible range.  Election Laws.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act ensuring municipal participation of the widest eligible range.

 

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.  Chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 1F the following section:- Section 1G. Every citizen 16 or 17 years of age, who is a resident in the city or town where he or she claims the right to vote at the time he or she registers, and who has complied with the requirements of this chapter, may have his or her name entered on the list of voters in a city or town accepting this section in the manner provided in section 4 of chapter 4, and may vote therein in any election for officers in such city or town.