The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is one of the oldest institutions in the United States hearing bills and passing laws. Visit the links below to learn how an idea becomes a law in Massachusetts.
In some instances, the legislative process can be more complex than what is depicted here. Depending on the nature of the proposed legislation, the process can include additional procedural steps that have not been included in this simplified version.
Enter the e-mail address associated with your MyLegislature account, then click Continue. You will receive a link to a page where you can easily create a new password.
Once you've recovered your account you may return to Login.