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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy R. Whelan and Paul Tucker

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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 to regulate Carfentanil.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

Paul Tucker

7th Essex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.

5th Worcester

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Daniel Cahill

10th Essex

Kate D. Campanale

17th Worcester

Linda Dean Campbell

15th Essex

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

William L. Crocker, Jr.

2nd Barnstable

Daniel Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

Michael S. Day

31st Middlesex

David F. DeCoste

5th Plymouth

Viriato M. deMacedo

Plymouth and Barnstable

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

Shawn Dooley

9th Norfolk

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Ryan C. Fattman

Worcester and Norfolk

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Carole A. Fiola

6th Bristol

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Carlos González

10th Hampden

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

James M. Kelcourse

1st Essex

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Eric P. Lesser

First Hampden and Hampshire

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.

28th Middlesex

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

David K. Muradian, Jr.

9th Worcester

Mathew Muratore

1st Plymouth

Brian Murray

10th Worcester

Shaunna L. O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Alan Silvia

7th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

John C. Velis

4th Hampden

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Thomas P. Walsh

12th Essex

Susannah M. Whipps

2nd Franklin

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Jonathan D. Zlotnik

2nd Worcester


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By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Paul Tucker and others relative to trafficking carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof.  The Judiciary.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act to regulate Carfentanil.

 

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 31 of chapter 94C of the General Laws is hereby amended by, in paragraph (a) inserting after the word, " (10) Betaprodine", the following:  "(xx) Carfentanil, Acetyl fentanyl, furanyl fentanyl, and butryl fentanyl "

SECTION 2.   Section 32E of chapter 94 C of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after paragraph c-1/2 the following new section;  "(c-3/4)  (c) Any person who trafficks in carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof, by knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, distributing or dispensing or possessing with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense or by bringing into the Commonwealth a net weight of 5 grams or more of carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof, or a net weight of 5 grams or more of any mixture containing carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof, shall be punished by a term of imprisonment in state prison not to exceed 20 years."