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 50, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 50. Any legal resident of the commonwealth who was included in the definition of "Specially qualified voter" in section one hundred and three B of chapter fifty-four throughout the seven days immediately preceding the final time for registration under section twenty-six, or who becomes a citizen of the United States after the final time for registration under said section twenty-six, may appear before a registrar or assistant registrar of voters of the city or town of his legal residence, during regular business hours of any day following the final day for registration before a primary or election, as fixed by said section twenty-six, and, in accordance with this chapter, register as a voter; provided, however, that he so appears prior to four o'clock post meridiem on the day preceding a primary, preliminary election or election.