"The House today passed a compromise election reform bill that was approved by the Senate last week and has now been sent to the governor for his consideration.The bill (S. 2924) would make many pandemic-related election changes permanent, expanding some voting opportunities in time for the next statewide election in September. The bill does not include same-day voter registration, a sticking point between the House and Senate in earlier versions of the bills.The compromise bill would change the voter registration deadline from 20 days before an election to 10 days.The bill would also allow mail-in ballots for presidential, state and municipal elections, while allowing municipalities to opt out of mail-in voting for elections that are not held on the same day as a state or federal election. Municipalities could, however, allow in-person early voting for those elections if desired."
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The legislation is not yet visible in the Governor's "On the Desk" page but should be shortly https://www.mass.gov/service-details/on-the-governors-desk
The text of the legislation itself as amended and approved by both Senate and House https://malegislature.gov/Bills/192/S2924
The legislation downloaded as a PDF can also be found here
|S. 2924 "An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security" on Gov Baker's desk|
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