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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1109         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1319

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Russell E. Holmes and John Hart, Jr.

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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 proposal for constitutional amendment:

Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative the oaths and affirmations of public office.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Russell E. Holmes

6th Suffolk

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Richard Bastien

2nd Worcester

Byron Rushing

9th Suffolk

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1109        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1319

By Mr. Russell Holmes of Boston, petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 01319) of Russell Holmes and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the oaths and affirmations of public office. Joint Committee on the Judiciary.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative the oaths and affirmations of public office.
 

A majority of all the members elected to the Senate and House of Representatives, in joint session, hereby declares it to be expedient to alter the Constitution by the adoption of the following Article of Amendment, to the end that it may become a part of the Constitution [if similarly agreed to in a joint session of the next General Court and approved by the people at the state election next following]:
 

ARTICLE OF AMENDMENT.
 

              The third paragraph of Article VI of the Amendments to the Constitution is hereby amended by striking out the words : - “shall be of the denomination called Quakers, and”

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