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  • Acts
  • 2004
  • Chapter 173 AN ACT ESTABLISHING UNIFORM PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR UNENROLLED VOTERS.

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. The first paragraph of section 37 of chapter 53 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the fifth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- If the voter was unenrolled before selecting a party ballot, he shall continue to be unenrolled and shall be recorded as unenrolled in the current annual register of voters.

SECTION 2. Section 37A of said chapter 53, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the last paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

If the voter was unenrolled before selecting a party ballot, he shall continue to be unenrolled and shall be recorded as unenrolled in the current annual register of voters.

SECTION 3. The first paragraph of section 38 of said chapter 53, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence.

SECTION 4. Said section 38 of said chapter 53, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out the second, third and fourth paragraphs.

Approved July 15, 2004.