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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2545 192nd (Current)

An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security

SENATE, Thursday, September 30, 2021 - The committee on Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 459),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2545).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Displaying 1 to 25 of 47 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
(Redraft)
Hinds, Adam G. Protecting ballot access for eligible incarcerated people Adopted
2
(Redraft)
Lovely, Joan B. Electioneering during early and absentee voting Adopted
3
Keenan, John F. Counting Ballots Takes Time Withdrawn
4
Rausch, Rebecca L. Paid time off for voting Rejected YEAS 12 - NAYS 26
5
(Redraft)
Velis, John C. Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
6
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Accommodations in All Municipal Elections Withdrawn
7
Rausch, Rebecca L. Strengthening Incarcerated Voting Provisions Withdrawn
8
(Redraft)
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Protecting and Ensuring Voter Registration Rejected
9
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Inclusive Access to Democracy for Every Eligible Voter Rejected
10
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Encouring and Providing Access to Democracy for Younger Voters Rejected
11
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Providing Access for Transliterated Ballots Rejected
12
Crighton, Brendan P. Protecting the Right to Time off for Voting Withdrawn
13
Cyr, Julian Early Voting Ballot Application Deadline Adopted
14
Comerford, Joanne M. Parity for municipalities without tabulators Adopted
15
(Redraft)
Comerford, Joanne M. Manageable early in-person voting requirements for small towns Adopted
16
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Compliance with Mandated ERIC Enrollment Rejected
17
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Access to Ballot Drop Boxes Rejected YEAS 13 - NAYS 25
18
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Election Day Registration in All Elections Adopted
19
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Vote By Mail Access in Municipal Elections Adopted
20
Chang-Diaz, Sonia Voting Rights Disclosure to Defendants Rejected
21
Rausch, Rebecca L. Providing for Temporary and Permanent Mail Voting Status Rejected YEAS 7 - NAYS 31
22
Rausch, Rebecca L. Advancing the Primary Date and Enhancing Vote By Mail Rejected
23
Rausch, Rebecca L. Sufficient Vote by Mail Ballot Return Time Rejected
24
(Redraft)
Fattman, Ryan C. Election Safeguards Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
25
Eldridge, James B. Automatic Voter Registration of Released Prisoners Rejected

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