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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH.

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 3 of chapter 751 of the acts of 1977, as most recently amended by chapter 208 of the acts of 1992, is hereby further amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The nomination of candidates, except representative town meeting members, shall be made by nomination papers signed by not fewer than 25 registered voters of the town of North Attleborough, and they shall be filed with the board of election commissioners of the town on or before the forty-ninth day before the date of the primary election, to allow certification of the nomination papers before the final filing date of 35 days before the date of the election.

SECTION 2. Section 6 of chapter 88 of the acts of 1999 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Such papers shall be signed by not less than 10 registered voters of the precinct in which the candidate resides and shall be filed with the board of election commissioners at least 49 days before the election to allow certification of the nomination papers before the final filing date of 35 days before the date of the election.

Approved December 22, 2004.