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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 961         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 193

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sean Garballey

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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 relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

 

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Karen E. Spilka

 

Joseph F. Wagner

8th Hampden

Gale D. Candaras

 

Stephen Stat Smith

28th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 961        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 193

By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 193) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section one hundred forty-seven of chapter fifty-four of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:

              Provided, however, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, cities and towns shall be reimbursed for their costs of conducting special elections, called to fill vacancies in offices under this chapter, after certification of said cost by the state auditor.

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