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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING VOTER REGISTRATION FOR VICTIMS OF CERTAIN CRIMES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 51 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "schools", in line 52, the following words:- ; and provided, further, that the name and address of any person who provides the registrars with a copy of a court order granting protection, or evidence of residence in a protective shelter, or an affidavit signed by a chief of police or his designee that said person is entitled to have certain information withheld from the public under section 24C of chapter 265, shall not appear on the street list and such names shall not be disclosed to any person.

SECTION 2. Section 37 of said chapter 51, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "shelter", in line 47, the following words:- , or an affidavit signed by a chief of police or his designee that said person is entitled to have certain information withheld from the public under section 24C of chapter 265.

SECTION 3. Section 44 of said chapter 51, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "shelter", in line 9, the following words:- , or an affidavit signed by a chief of police or his designee that said person is entitled to have certain information withheld from the public under section 24C of chapter 265.

Approved April 22, 1998.