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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1699         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1290

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Geoff Diehl

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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 naturalization proceedings.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1699        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1290

By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Geoff Diehl, Ryan C. Fattman and Kevin J. Kuros relative to naturalization proceedings.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to naturalization proceedings.
 

              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. Section 18 of chapter 220 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the word “may” and replacing it with the word “shall”.

              SECTION 2.  Section 18 of chapter 220 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 3, the words “at such times as the court by general order may direct” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- to assist in naturalizing aliens resident within their respective judicial districts pursuant to section 15 of this chapter.

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