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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1694         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 629

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tom Sannicandro

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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 to ensure voter access.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1694        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 629

By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Tom Sannicandro for legislation prohibit non-essential constructions or improvements to public roadways on days of primary elections and general elections.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to ensure voter access.
 

              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. Chapter 50 of the General Laws is hereby amended by interesting the following section:-

              Section X.

              (a)              As used in this section the following words shall have the following meanings:-

              “non- essential,” not necessary to address an immediate threat to public safety

              “State election” shall apply to any election at which a national, state, or county officer or a regional district school committee member elected district-wide is to be chosen by the voters, whether for a full term or for the filling of a vacancy.

              (b) On the day of a state election and on the day of a primary to select a nominee for a national, state, or county officer, any non-essential constructions or improvements to a public roadway that in any way impede, interrupt, obstruct, delay, or reroute the normal flow of traffic shall be prohibited.

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