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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 85         FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 188

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

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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 voting by sex offenders..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

2nd Barnstable

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 85        FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 188

By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 188) of Demetrius J. Atsalis and Cleon H. Turner that certain sex offenders assigned to vote in schools or libraries be required to vote by absentee ballot.  Election Laws. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 555 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to voting by sex offenders..
 

              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 l of chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “conviction”, in line 3, the following words:-  or a registered voter subject or a registered voter subject to the registration requirements of M.G.L. Chapter 6, Section 178 C-Q, whose assigned polling place is located in a school, library, or community center, shall be required to vote at a location determined by the elections division of a city or town.”

              SECTION 2. This act shall apply only to Level 3 registered sex offenders.

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