AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PLACING OF A PUBLIC POLICY QUESTION ON THE BALLOTS TO BE USED IN HAMPDEN COUNTY AT THE STATE ELECTION.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
For the purpose of ascertaining the will of the people of Hampden county,
the state secretary shall cause to be placed on the official ballot to be
used in the cities and towns of said county at the biennial state election
held in the year nineteen hundred and eighty-eight the following nonbinding
question on public policy:
This question is not binding.
Do you approve that the laws be amended to permit the abolishment of
Hampden county government; thereby, allowing the commonwealth to assume
responsibility of jails, courthouses and the registry of deeds