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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 111         FILED ON: 1/10/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 207

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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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 prohibiting the collection of signatures for initiative or referendum petitions for compensation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 111        FILED ON: 1/10/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 207

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 207) of Thomas M. Stanley, Stephen L. DiNatale and Cleon H. Turner relative to prohibiting the collection of signatures for initiative or referendum petitions for compensation.  Election Laws. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 572 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 prohibiting the collection of signatures for initiative or referendum petitions for compensation.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 22A of chapter 53 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:— No person shall engage in the collection of signatures for a initiative or referendum petition for money or any other thing of value.             

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