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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3620         FILED ON: 5/1/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3457

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ruth B. Balser

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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 regarding advisory questions on ballots in the city of Newton.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3620        FILED ON: 5/1/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3457

By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to place a non-binding public opinion advisory question on the ballot.  Election Laws.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding advisory questions on ballots in the city of Newton.
 

              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. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, in the city of Newton a non-binding public opinion advisory question may be placed on the ballot for either a regular or special municipal election in accordance with the procedures established by section 18A of chapter 53 of the General Laws.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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