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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 987         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 589

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradford Hill

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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 voter identification.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 987        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 589

By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 589) of Bradford Hill, Leonard Mirra and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification.  Election Laws. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 194 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to voter identification.
 

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

              Chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out Section 45A and inserting in place thereof the following section.- 

              Section 45A. An applicant for registration shall prove, to the satisfaction of the Clerk or Registrar, that he is a citizen of the United States.  Such proof may be made by producing a birth certificate or papers of naturalization for inspection, notation of which shall be made a part of the registration of said applicant.

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