HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1267        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 884

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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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 authorizing the use of bow and arrows for Sunday hunting.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1267        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 884

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 884) of William M. Straus for legislation to authorize bow and arrow hunting on Sundays.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 469 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 authorizing the use of bow and arrows for Sunday hunting.

 

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 57 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the words “,shotgun or bow and arrow” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- or shotgun.

SECTION 2.  Said section 57 of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “director”, in line 15, the following words:-  nor hunting any bird or mammal with a bow and arrow.