190th Session Recap: Election Laws
H.4834 – An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud
- This was an important priority for Jay, who co-sponsored this bill and advocated for it.
- Directs the Secretary of State to work with the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) and MassHealth to automatically enroll eligible individuals to the Commonwealth’s voter rolls.
- Secretary of State will adopt regulations governing the AVR system, including provisions requiring electronic transmission, data security protocols, and integration with online portals.
Outcome: This bill was passed in both chambers and signed by the Governor on August 9, 2018