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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1831         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 601

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John D. Keenan

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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 reimbursement for municipalities for costs incurred in conducting special elections.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John D. Keenan

7th Essex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Peter J. Durant

6th Worcester

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1831        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 601

By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to reimburse municipalities for special election costs.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to reimbursement for municipalities for costs incurred in conducting special elections.
 

              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 147 of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:  Provided, however, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, cities and towns shall be reimbursed for their costs conducting special elections, called to fill vacancies in offices under this chapter, after certification of said cost by the state auditor.

              SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon passage

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