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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2433         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 593

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, 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 bill:

An Act relative to overseas absentee voting.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason

 

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2433        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 593

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 593) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to overseas absentee voting.  Election Laws. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1976 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 overseas absentee voting.
 

              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 (a) of section 91B of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the words, "subsections (b) and (c)," and inserting in place thereof the following words:- subsections (b), (c), and (d),

              SECTION 2. Section 91B of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (c) the following subsection:-

              (d) To a voter qualified under the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (42 USC section 1973ff-2), the ballot may be delivered electronically by fax, e-mail, or secure website. The secretary of state may promulgate rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this section.

              SECTION 3. Section 95 of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3,9 the words “tenth”, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- twentieth

              SECTION 4. Section 99 of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the words “ten”, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- twenty

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