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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 112        FILED ON: 1/10/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 208

 

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 to allow voter registration at public libraries..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 112        FILED ON: 1/10/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 208

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 208) of Thomas M. Stanley and Steven L. Levy for legislation to allow for voter registration at public libraries.  Election Laws. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 575 OF 2009-2010.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to allow voter registration at public libraries..

 

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

              Chapter 78 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after Section 7 the following section:-

              Section 7A. Public library facilities, as defined in Chapter 78, Section 19H, shall act as a “registration agency” as defined in section one of chapter fifty and shall perform all duties established under state and federal law therefore. Application forms and procedures used by the registry shall comply with the provisions of 42 USC 1973 gg-3 and 1973 gg-5 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, as may be amended from time to time.

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