Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 51 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 28, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 28. They shall hold a continuous session from nine o'clock ante meridian until ten o'clock in the evening on the last day for registration prescribed under section twenty-six, except that in towns having less than three hundred voters said session shall be sufficient if it includes the time from two to four o'clock in the afternoon and from seven to ten o'clock in the evening; provided, however, that they shall hold a continuous session from nine o'clock ante meridian until five o'clock in the afternoon on the Saturday preceding the last day for registration for all elections; provided, further, that if such Saturday is not more than two days before or after a legal holiday, such session shall be held on the second Saturday preceding the last day to register to vote.