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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1731         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1114

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, 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 to the terms of office of Executive Councilors and members of the General Court
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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1731        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1114

By Mr. George  N. Peterson of Grafton, petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 01114) of George  N. Peterson for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the terms of office of Executive Councilors and members of the General Court. . Joint Committee on Election Laws.


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 to the terms of office of Executive Councilors and members of the General Court
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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.
 

              Article LXIV of the Massachusetts Constitution is hereby amended in line 3 of Section 1 by striking out the word “biennially” and inserting in place thereof the word “quadrennially”.

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