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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Election Laws

Status:Completed

Event Date:6/19/2013

Start Time:2:00 PM

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Event Description

Hearing on bills relative to voter participation and rights

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S310 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws. Sonia Chang-Diaz
2 S312 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Stanley C. Rosenberg, David M. Rogers and Benjamin Swan for legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists. Election Laws. Sonia Chang-Diaz
3 S313 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws. Katherine M. Clark
4 S316 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pre-registration of voters. Election Laws. Sal N. DiDomenico
5 S318 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote voter registration. Election Laws. James B. Eldridge
6 S328 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 328) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to voter registration agencies. Election Laws. Michael R. Knapik
7 S333 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 333) of Stanley C. Rosenberg for legislation relative to political designations and voting. Election Laws. Stanley C. Rosenberg
8 S338 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to remove unfair incumbent advantage from the ballot and to change unenrolled to independent. Election Laws. Bruce E. Tarr
9 H556 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 556) of Denise Andrews relative to recall elections in the Commonwealth. Election Laws. Denise Andrews
10 H557 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 557) of Denise Andrews and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws. Denise Andrews
11 H560 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 560) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to assure that polling places are accessible to handicapped and elderly voters. Election Laws. Bruce J. Ayers
12 H561 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Lucia Grigoli and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize certain persons seventeeen years of age to register to vote in presidential primary elections. Election Laws. Ruth B. Balser
13 H565 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 565) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Andrews for legislation to expand access to voter registration. Election Laws. Antonio F. D. Cabral
14 H581 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws. Sean Garballey
15 H582 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws. Sean Garballey
16 H585 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 585) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive on-campus student voter registration civic education system . Election Laws. Sean Garballey
Diana DiZoglio
17 H588 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 588) of Anne M. Gobi relative to voter privacy. Election Laws. Anne M. Gobi
18 H607 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 607) of Robert M. Koczera, Jay R. Kaufman and Cory Atkins providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the implementation of voting by mail. Election Laws. Robert M. Koczera
19 H608 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 608) of James J. Lyons, Jr. for legislation to utilize the resources of the Department of Revenue to increase voter registration. Election Laws. James J. Lyons, Jr.
20 H614 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws. Aaron Michlewitz
21 H617 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 617) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws. Michael J. Moran
22 H620 By Mr. Moran of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 620) of Michael J. Moran, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws. Michael J. Moran
Sonia Chang-Diaz
23 H628 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 628) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws. Byron Rushing
24 H629 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Tom Sannicandro for legislation prohibit non-essential constructions or improvements to public roadways on days of primary elections and general elections. Election Laws. Tom Sannicandro
25 H633 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 633) of Angelo M. Scaccia and William F. Galvin relative to authorizing registered voters to removed their registration status from public lists . Election Laws. Angelo M. Scaccia
26 H634 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 634) of Angelo M. Scaccia and William F. Galvin for legislation to authorize the Secretary of the Commonwealth to study the feability of online voter registration. Election Laws. Angelo M. Scaccia
Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H3511 [SPONSOR], a [PETITION] (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the town meeting act and the town manager act of the town Saugus. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.] Donald H. Wong

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