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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 5097        FILED ON: 6/28/2010

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4849

[LOCAL APPROVAL RECEIVED.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act Authorizing the State S ecretary to Place the Office of Selectmen on the State Election Ballot in the Town of Mendon.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Ten

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An Act Authorizing the State Secretary to Place the Office of Selectmen on the State Election Ballot in the Town of Mendon.


 

              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.   The state secretary shall print on the official November 2, 2010 state ballot for the town of Mendon the office of selectmen to fill a vacancy.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 7 of chapter 53 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, nomination papers for the office of selectmen to fill the vacancy shall be filed with the board of registrars of the town of Mendon for certification of signatures on or before 5:00 PM on August 10, 2010.

SECTION 3 . Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, certified nomination papers shall be filed with the town clerk on or before 5:00 PM on August 24, 2010.

SECTION 4. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, candidates who have filed nomination papers to fill the vacancy in the office of board of selectmen may withdraw their nomination by filing a notarized withdrawal letter on or before 5:00 PM on August 26, 2010.

SECTION 5.   The town clerk shall certify to the state secretary a list of candidates, with addresses to fill the vacancy in the board of selectmen, in the order in which they are to appear on the ballot, on or before 5:00 pm on September 3, 2010.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage .

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