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  • Acts
  • 2001
  • Chapter 180 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS FOR TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF MILFORD.

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. Chapter 271 of the acts of 1933 is hereby amended by striking out section 4, as most recently amended by section 1 of chapter 403 of the acts of 1985, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 4. Nominations of candidates for town meeting members to be elected under this act shall be made by nomination papers, which shall bear no political designation, shall be signed by not less than 30 voters of the precinct in which the candidate resides, and shall be filed with the town clerk at least 35 days before the election; but any town meeting member may become a candidate for re-election by giving written notice thereof to the town clerk at least 49 days before the election. No nomination papers shall be valid in respect to any candidate whose written acceptance is not thereon or attached thereto when filed.

SECTION 2. Chapter 612 of the acts of 1985 is hereby repealed.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved December 10, 2001.