SECTION 1. Section 130 of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by deleting the section in its entirety and putting in its place the following:-
Section 130. Whoever sells or furnishes a rifle, shotgun or ammunition to any alien eighteen years of age or older who does not hold a permit card issued to him under section one hundred and thirty-one H or, except as provided in this section or section one hundred and thirty-one E, whoever sells or furnishes any alien a rifle, shotgun, machine gun or ammunition, shall have his license to sell firearms, rifles, shotguns, machine guns and or ammunition revoked and shall not be entitled to apply for such license for ten years from the date of such revocation and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by imprisonment in a state prison for not more than ten years or by imprisonment in a house of correction for not more than two and one-half years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
SECTION 2. Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by inserting Section 130 the following new Section:-
Section 130A Youth Firearm Training, Competition, Activities
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, it shall be lawful to furnish a weapon, as defined in Section 121 of Chapter 140 of the General Laws, to a minor for purposes of hunting, recreation, instruction, participation in shooting sports and any other lawful uses while under the supervision of a holder of a valid Firearm Identification Card or License to Carry appropriate for the weapon in use, providing the parent or guardian of said minor has granted consent for such activities.
Any person violating (a) or (b) above shall be punished by fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by imprisonment in a state prison for not more than ten years or by imprisonment in a house of correction for not more than two and one-half years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.