SECTION 1. Section 70 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the first paragraph in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following new paragraph:-
A person shall not, during the open season when deer may be hunted lawfully with a shotgun, hunt a bird or mammal with a rifle, revolver or pistol or by the aid of a dog, or have in his possession or under his control in any wood or field, a rifle, revolver or pistol, or a dog. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the use of dogs to hunt waterfowl during the open season on migratory waterfowl.
SECTION 2. Section 71 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line XXX, the words “from within a blind or from a boat”.
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