MA H4161 | 2019-2020 | 191st General Court


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-1)
Status: Introduced on October 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-13 - Senate concurred
Pending: Joint Election Laws Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to allow certain 17 year-old pre-registered voters to vote in primary elections. Election Laws.

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Relative to youth voter engagement



2020-02-13SenateSenate concurred
2020-02-05HouseReporting date extended to Thursday April 30, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-01-16JointHearing scheduled for 01/22/2020 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
2019-10-30SenateSenate concurred
2019-10-28HouseReported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the Joint Committee on Election Laws
2019-10-21HouseReferred to the committee on House Rules

Same As/Similar To

S406 (Similar To) 2020-02-18 - Accompanied a study order, see S2544
H653 (Similar To) 2020-02-10 - Accompanied a study order, see H4403
S414 (Similar To) 2020-02-13 - Senate concurred
H2445 (Similar To) 2019-07-17 - Hearing scheduled for 07/23/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in B-2
S424 (Similar To) 2020-02-18 - Accompanied a study order, see S2544
S2440 (Similar To) 2019-12-23 - Read; and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means

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