HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 401        FILED ON: 1/10/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3296

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Susan Williams Gifford

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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 the penalty for the sale and use of fireworks.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

George Mackertich

 

Debbie Mackertich

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 401        FILED ON: 1/10/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3296

By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Susan Williams Gifford, George Mackertich and Debbie Mackertich relative to the penalties for the sale and use of fireworks.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3058 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to the penalty for the sale and use of fireworks.

 

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 16 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 11, the words “one hundred”, and inserting in the place thereof the following words: - “one thousand”.

SECTION 2. Section 39 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 18, the words “one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars”, and inserting in the place thereof the following words: - “one thousand dollars nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars”.

SECTION 3. Section 39 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 27-28, the words “ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars.”, and inserting in the place thereof the following words: - “one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one month, or both.”.