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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2321         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 602

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Peter V. Kocot

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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 limiting contributions to ballot question committees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2321        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 602

By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 602) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews relative to limiting contributions to ballot question committees.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to limiting contributions to ballot question committees.
 

              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 7A of chapter 55 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the words, in lines 17 and 18 “without limitation to ballot question committees” and inserting in place thereof the following words: up to $500 to ballot question committees in support or opposition of each question submitted to the voters.

SECTION 2. Section 8 of chapter 55 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the second paragraph the following words:- Such corporations or such holders of stock may make contributions totaling up to $500 to ballot question committees in support or opposition of each question submitted to the voters.

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