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General Assembly



February Session, 2008

LCO No. 4332



Offered by:


REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. HAMZY, 78th Dist.


To: Subst. House Joint Resolution No. 21

File No. 334

Cal. No. 152

In line 1, strike "an amendment" and insert "amendments" in lieu thereof

After line 29, insert the following:

"Sec. 2. Section 7 of Article sixth is amended to read as follows:

The general assembly may provide by law for voting in the choice of any officer to be elected or upon any question to be voted on at an election by qualified voters of the state who [are unable] do not intend to appear at the polling place on the day of election. [because of absence from the city or town of which they are inhabitants or because of sickness or physical disability or because the tenets of their religion forbid secular activity. ]

RESOLVED: That the foregoing proposed amendment to the Constitution be continued to the next session of the General Assembly elected at the general election to be held on November 4, 2008, and published with the laws passed at the present session, or be presented to the electors at the general election to be held on November 4, 2008, whichever the case may be, according to article sixth of the amendments to the Constitution. The designation of said proposed amendment to be used on the voting machine ballot labels and absentee ballots at such election shall be "Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to permit voting by absentee ballot without restriction?""