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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Election Laws

Status:Completed

Event Date:12/4/2013

Start Time:2:00 PM

Location: B-1 Get Directions

Event Description

Hearing on bills relative to election day registration, voter identification, and late filed bills

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S314 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws. Cynthia S. Creem
2 S325 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws. James B. Eldridge
3 H579 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws. Gloria L. Fox
Jennifer E. Benson
Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S335 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws. Richard J. Ross
2 S339 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to voter identification. Election Laws. Bruce E. Tarr
3 H572 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 572) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Sheila C. Harrington relative to establishing voter identification procedures. Election Laws. Viriato Manuel deMacedo
4 H580 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 580) of Paul K. Frost relative to the showing of photo identification when voting. Election Laws. Paul K. Frost
5 H586 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 586) of Colleen M. Garry relative to the identification requirements for voters. Election Laws. Colleen M. Garry
6 H589 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 589) of Bradford Hill, Leonard Mirra and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification. Election Laws. Bradford Hill
7 H592 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
8 H622 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 622) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws. Shaunna O'Connell
9 H626 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 626) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to proof of valid identification at voting polls. Election Laws. Elizabeth A. Poirier
Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H3308 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3308) of Olivier Kozlowski relative to voter identification. Election Laws. F. Jay Barrows
2 H3457 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to place a non-binding public opinion advisory question on the ballot. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.] Ruth B. Balser
3 H3478 By Mr. Swan of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3478) of Domenic J. Sarno (mayor) (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the terms of office of city councilors in the city of Springfield. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.] Benjamin Swan
4 H3590 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3590) of Ellen Story and Stanley C. Rosenberg (by vote of the town) relative to resident aliens eighteen years or older residing in the town of Amherst being eligible to vote in local elections. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.] Ellen Story
Stanley C. Rosenberg
5 H3593 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow relative to the collection and reporting of voter identification empirical data. Election Laws. Daniel B. Winslow
6 H3696 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3696) of Benjamin Swan and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to filling vacancies in ward seats of the city council by special election in the city of Springfield. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.] Benjamin Swan

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