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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 139         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 68

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ellen Story

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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 retirement of judges.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 139        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 68

By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 68) of Ellen Story for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the retirement of judges.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1826 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the retirement of judges.
 

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 1 of Part 2, chapter 3 of the constitution is hereby amended by striking the words: "that upon attaining seventy years of age said judges shall be retired.",  and inserting  in place thereof the words:  "that upon attaining seventy-six years of age said judges shall be retired."

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