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Outside Section 65
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

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Primary Dates 1

SECTION 65.   Section 28 of chapter 53 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following 2 sentences:- If a religious holiday falls on or immediately before the second Tuesday in September in an even-numbered year, the state primary shall be held on a date set by the state secretary within 7 days of the second Tuesday in September. The state secretary shall publish the date change of the state primary not later than February 1 of that year by: (i) providing notice of the change to the state parties; (ii) filing notice with the state publications and regulations division; (iii) posting the information on the website of the state secretary; and (iv) any other means necessary to ensure proper notification.