SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2348        FILED ON: 10/5/2017

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 prevent illegal possession of rapid fire firearms.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

 

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

 

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

 

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

Second Hampden and Hampshire

 

Viriato M. deMacedo

Plymouth and Barnstable

 

Patrick M. O'Connor

Plymouth and Norfolk

 

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

10/6/2017

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

10/6/2017

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

10/6/2017

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

10/6/2017

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

10/6/2017

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

10/6/2017

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

10/6/2017

Bradford R. Hill

4th Essex

10/6/2017

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

10/9/2017

James M. Kelcourse

1st Essex

10/6/2017

Joan B.  Lovely

Second Essex

10/6/2017

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

10/6/2017

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

10/10/2017

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

10/10/2017

Mathew Muratore

1st Plymouth

10/10/2017

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

10/10/2017

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

10/10/2017

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

10/10/2017

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

10/10/2017

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

10/10/2017

Kathleen O'Connor Ives

First Essex

10/10/2017

Harriette L. Chandler

First Worcester

10/11/2017

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

10/12/2017

David K. Muradian, Jr.

9th Worcester

10/12/2017

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

10/12/2017

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

10/12/2017

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

10/12/2017

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

10/13/2017


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2348        FILED ON: 10/5/2017

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By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No.                 ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent illegal possession of rapid fire firearms.  Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

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 prevent illegal possession of rapid fire firearms.

 

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 2016 official edition, is hereby amended in line 100 by inserting after the words “submachine gun” the following:-

The term machine gun shall also include any device commonly known as a “bumpstock” or “trigger crank” that is specifically designed to alter or has the effect of altering the performance of a firearm, rifle or shotgun to create or simulate or approximate the fire rate of a fully automatic weapon