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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 455         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 562


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Jennifer E. Benson


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 updating the election laws.






Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 455        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 562

By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 562) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the number of hours that polls are open for regional school district elections.  Election Laws. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to updating the election laws.

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

              Section 1. Subsection (n) of Section 16 of Chapter 71 of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out "eight" and inserting in place thereof: "thirteen".

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