2017-2018 Legislative Session

Current Proposed Bills & Suggestions for future items

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Legislative Session


The Massachusetts Legislature runs in a two year cycle by calendar year, with each new cycle beginning in the January after the biennial state election.


View all bills filed in the current legislative session:              https://malegislature.gov/Bills



The Legislative Committee put forth the following bills to the legislature for consideration:


1.            Restricted Record Bill                                                                                

2.            Polling Place Bill

3.            Elimination of Extended Hours Bill

4.            Newspaper Posting Requirements



Current Bills being monitored:


1.            Automatic Voter Registration (HB 2091 and S 373)                            

2.            State Primary Update / Early Voting Addition

3.            Same Day Registration

4.            …



Ideas under consideration for the 2019-2020 legislative cycle*:

*Per MTCA Bylaws, the Legislative Committee must bring forth their legislative agenda for the following cycle at the MTCA Annual Meeting (June) prior to the cycle.







Is there a topic you feel the Legislative Committee should take initiative on, or should watch closely, please let us know!


CONTACT Andy Dowd or Bob Cutler with suggestions