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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.459 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Cynthia Stone Creem

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately foster voting opportunities trust, equity and security, including for elections occurring in the near future, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 9 actions for Bill S.459
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 Senate Referred to the committee on Election Laws
3/29/2021 House House concurred
5/17/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/19/2021 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
7/21/2021 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
9/30/2021 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting a new draft, see S2545
9/30/2021 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
9/30/2021 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Wednesday, October 6, 2021
10/6/2021 Senate Read second
10/6/2021 Senate New draft substituted, as amended, see S2545

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