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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4286         FILED ON: 2/16/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3956

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Joseph F. Wagner

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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 precincts in the City of Chicopee.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Joseph F. Wagner

8th Hampden

James T. Welch

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4286        FILED ON: 2/16/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3956

By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3956) of Joseph F. Wagner and James T. Welch (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to voting precincts in the city of Chicopee.  Election Laws.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act relative to voting precincts in the City of Chicopee.
 

              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 any general or special law to the contrary, ward 6 precinct A of the City of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial or councilor districts, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of voting at any federal, state, or municipal elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the south of Champion Drive and to the south of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct A, south of that drive and south of that boundary. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct AS. The other polling place shall be located to the north of Champion drive and to the north of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct A, north of that drive and north of that boundary. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct AN

              SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, ward 6, precinct B in the City of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and councilor districts but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of voting at any federal, state, or municipal elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the east of interstate highway route 291 and north of the Massachusetts turnpike to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct B in the Burnett Road area. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct BE. The other polling place shall be located to the west of interstate highway route 291 and south of the Massachusetts turnpike to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct B in the Sheridan Circle area. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct BW

              SECTION 3. The city clerk of the city of Chicopee and the board of registrars of the city of Chicopee shall take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act, including, but not limited to, such actions as will assure the accuracy of the voting lists as located at each such polling place set forth in sections 1 and 2. The city clerk and the board of registrars shall divide each of the precincts set forth in sections 1 and 2 into 2 sub precincts, in each of which is located 1 of the polling places set forth in those sections, and only the names of voters who reside in each such sub precinct shall appear on the voting list for such sub precinct.  

              SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.  

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