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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1646         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 558

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian M. Ashe

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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 absentee ballots.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1646        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 558

By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Brian M. Ashe and Denise Provost relative to absentee ballots.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to absentee ballots.
 

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

              Chapter 54 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 89 the following section:-

              Section 89A. 

              Records identifying any voter who has applied to vote by absentee ballot shall be kept confidential and shall not be considered a public record under clause Twenty-sixth of section 7 of chapter 4 until the ballot has been returned; provided, however, that election officials may use these records in the proper discharge of their duties.

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