HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2154        FILED ON: 1/15/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2179

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to modern sporting rifles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2154        FILED ON: 1/15/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2179

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2179) of William M. Straus and Anne M. Gobi relative to the designation of AR platform rifles equipped with  telescoping stocks.   Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to modern sporting rifles.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 121 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “magazine” in line 35 the following: - Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, an AR platform rifle equipped with a telescoping stock shall not be considered an “Assault Weapon.”