AN ACT PROVIDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION AND VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION SESSIONS.
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 42C, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition,
and inserting in place
thereof the following section:-
Section 42C. In any city or town which accepts the provisions of this
section, voter education and voluntary registration sessions shall
be held by the registrars, assistant registrars or election commissioners
one day each year
between the first day of April and the fifteenth day of May in each public,
private and vocational high school in their cities and towns. Said sessions
shall take place as part of an educational assembly for all seniors.
A registrar or assistant registrar at a session held pursuant to the
provisions of this section
may receive affidavits of registration from registrants who reside in any
other city or town of the commonwealth. The registrars shall forthwith
transmit any such completed affidavits of registration to the registrars of
the city or town where the registrant claims to reside, and said registrars
shall receive such affidavits as provided in sections forty-six to
forty-seven B, inclusive.
This section shall take effect upon its acceptance by any city or town.