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Redistricting Related Session Law

Acts

2004

Chapter 74

AN ACT RELATIVE TO REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE GENERAL COURT.

Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for certain changes to the 160 representative districts, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

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 4 of chapter 57 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by striking out lines 358 to 360, inclusive, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

Seventh Norfolk. - Consisting of precincts 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, of the town of Milton, and precincts 1, 2, 4, 7 and 8 of the town of Randolph, both in the county of Norfolk.

SECTION 2. Said section 4 of said chapter 57 is hereby further amended by striking out lines 429 to 518, inclusive, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

First Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 1 (VTD 0005), 2 (VTD 0010), 3 (VTD 0015), 4 (VTD 0020), 5 (VTD 0025), 6 (VTD 0030), 7 (VTD 0035), 8 (VTD 0040), 9 (VTD 0045), 10 (VTD 0050), 11 (VTD 0055), 12 (VTD 0060), 13 (VTD 0065), and 14 (VTD 0070) of ward 1, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Second Suffolk. - Consisting of all precincts (VTD 0075, 0080, 0085, 0090, 0095, 0100, 0105) of ward 2, of the city of Boston, and all precincts of wards 1 and 2, precincts 1 and 3 of ward 3, and precincts 1 and 4 of ward 4, of the city of Chelsea, both in the county of Suffolk.

Third Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 1 (VTD 0110), 2 (VTD 0115), 3 (VTD 0120), 4 (VTD 0125), 6 (VTD 0135), 7 (VTD 0140) and 8 (VTD 0145) of ward 3, precinct 1 (VTD 0150) of ward 4, precinct 1 (VTD 0200) of ward 5, and precincts 1 (VTD 0345), 2 (VTD 0350) and 3 (VTD 0355) of ward 8, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Fourth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 15 of ward 1 (VTD 1430 - the harbor islands), all precincts (VTD 0250, 0255, 0260, 0265, 0270, 0275, 0280, 0285, 0290) of ward 6, precincts 1 (VTD 0295), 2 (VTD 0300), 3 (VTD 0305), 4 (VTD 0310), 5 (VTD 0315), 6 (VTD 0320), 7 (VTD 0325), 8 (VTD 0330) and 9 (VTD 0335) of ward 7, precinct 6 (VTD 0370) of ward 8, and precinct 3 (VTD 0555) of ward 13, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Fifth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 10 (VTD 0340) of ward 7, precincts 5 (VTD 0365) and 7 (VTD 0375) of ward 8, precinct 6 (VTD 0525) of ward 12, precincts 1 (VTD 0545), 2 (VTD 0550), 4 (VTD 0560), 5 (VTD 0565) and 6 (VTD 0570) of ward 13, precincts 1 (VTD 0665), 2 (VTD 0670), 3 (VTD 0675), 4 (VTD 0680), 5 (VTD 0685), 7 (VTD 0695), 8 (VTD 0700) and 9 (VTD 0705) of ward 15, precinct 1 (VTD 0710) of ward 16, and precinct 2 (VTD 0775) of ward 17, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Sixth Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 5 (VTD 0615), 8 (VTD 0630), 9 (VTD 0635), 10 (VTD 0640), 11 (VTD 0645), 12 (VTD 0650), 13 (VTD 0655) and 14 (VTD 0660) of ward 14, precincts 7 (VTD 0800), 8 (VTD 0805), 10 (VTD 0815) and 11 (VTD 0820) of ward 17, precincts 7 (VTD 0870), 8 (VTD 0875) and 15 (VTD 0910) of ward 18, and precincts 11 (VTD 1005), 12 (VTD 1010) and 13 (VTD 1015) of ward 19, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Seventh Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 8 (VTD 0185), 9 (VTD 0190) and 10 (VTD 0195) of ward 4, precinct 4 (VTD 0360) of ward 8, precincts 4 (VTD 0395) and 5 (VTD 0400) of ward 9, precinct 4 (VTD 0420) of ward 10, precinct 1 (VTD 0450) of ward 11, precincts 1 (VTD 0500), 2 (VTD 0505), 3 (VTD 0510), 4 (VTD 0515), 5 (VTD 0520), 8 (VTD 0535) and 9 (VTD 0540) of ward 12, and precinct 1 (VTD 1120) of ward 21, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Eighth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 3 of ward 2, precinct 3 of ward 3, and all precincts of ward 5, of the city of Cambridge, in the county of Middlesex; and precinct 5 (VTD 0130) of ward 3, and precincts 3(VTD 0210), 4 (VTD 0215), 5 (VTD 0220), 6 (VTD 0225), 7 (VTD 0230), 8 (VTD 0235), 9 (VTD 0240) and 11 (VTD 0250) of ward 5, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Ninth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 2 of ward 2, of the city of Cambridge, in the county of Middlesex; and precincts 2 (VTD 0155), 3 (VTD 0160), 4(VTD 0165), 5 (VTD 0170), 6 (VTD 0175) and 7 (VTD 0180) of ward 4, precincts 2 (VTD 0205) and 10 (VTD 0245) of ward 5, and precincts 1 (VTD 0380), 2 (VTD 0385) and 3 (VTD 0390) of ward 9, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Tenth Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 14, 15 and 16, of the town of Brookline, in the county of Norfolk; and precincts 3 (VTD 1030), 5 (VTD 1040), 6 (VTD 1045), 7 (VTD 1050), 10 (VTD 1065), 11 (VTD 1070), 12 (VTD 1075), 13 (VTD 1080), 14 (VTD 1085), 15 (VTD 1090), 16 (VTD 1095), 17 (VTD 1100), 18 (VTD 1105), 19 (VTD 1110) and 20 (VTD 1115) of ward 20, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Eleventh Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 2 (VTD 0455), 3 (VTD 0460), 4 (VTD 0465), 5 (VTD 0470), 7 (VTD 0480), 8 (VTD 0485), 9 (VTD 0490) and 10 (VTD 0495) of ward 11, precinct 7 (VTD 0530) of ward 12, precincts 1 (VTD 0595), 2 (VTD 0600), 3 (VTD 0605), 4 (VTD 0610), 6 (VTD 0620), and 7 (VTD 0625) of ward 14, and precincts 6 (VTD 0980) and 7 (VTD 0985) of ward 19, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Twelfth Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 1 and 3 of the town of Milton, in the county of Norfolk; and precincts 8 (VTD 0745), 11 (VTD 0760) and 12 (VTD 0765) of ward 16, precincts 4 (VTD 0785), 12 (VTD 0825), 13 (VTD 0830) and 14 (VTD 0835) of ward 17, and precincts 1 (VTD 0840), 2 (VTD 0845), 3 (VTD 0850), 4 (VTD 0855), 5 (VTD 0860), 6 (VTD 0865) and 21 (VTD 0940) of ward 18, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Thirteenth Suffolk. - Consisting of precincts 7 (VTD 0575), 8 (VTD 0580), 9 (VTD 0585) and 10 (VTD 0590) of ward 13, precinct 6 (VTD 0690) of ward 15, precincts 2 (VTD 0715), 3 (VTD 0720), 4 (VTD 0725), 5 (VTD 0730), 6 (VTD 0735), 7 (VTD 0740), 9 (VTD 0750) and 10 (VTD 0755) of ward 16, and precincts 1 (VTD 0770), 3 (VTD 0780), 5 (VTD 0790), 6 (VTD 0795) and 9 (VTD 0810), of ward 17, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Fourteenth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 11, of the town of Milton, in the county of Norfolk; and of precincts 9 (VTD 0880), 10 (VTD 0885), 11 (VTD 0890), 12 (VTD 0895), 13 (VTD 0900), 14 (VTD 0905), 16 (VTD 0915), 17 (VTD 0920), 18 (VTD 0925), 19 (VTD 0930), 20 (VTD 0935), 22 (VTD 0945) and 23 (VTD 0950) of ward 18, precinct 10 (VTD 1000) of ward 19, and precincts 8 (VTD 1055) and 9 (VTD 1060) of ward 20, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Fifteenth Suffolk. - Consisting of precinct 5 of the town of Brookline, in the county of Norfolk; and precincts 1 (VTD 0405), 2 (VTD 0410), 3 (VTD 0415), 5 (VTD 0425), 6 (VTD 0430), 7 (VTD 0435), 8 (VTD 0440) and 9 (VTD 0445) of ward 10, precinct 6 (VTD 0475) of ward 11, precincts 1 (VTD 0955), 2 (VTD 0960), 3 (VTD 0965), 4 (VTD 0970), 5 (VTD 0975), 8 (VTD 0990) and 9 (VTD 0995) of ward 19, and precincts 1 (VTD 1020), 2 (VTD 1025) and 4 (VTD 1035) of ward 20, of the city of Boston, in the county of Suffolk.

Approved April 21, 2004.

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