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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1046         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 804

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John F. Keenan

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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 prohibiting the possession by or sale of spray paint to minors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John F. Keenan

 

Brian McNamee, Councilor

City Hall


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1046        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 804

By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of John F. Keenan for legislation to prohibit the possession by or sale of spray paint to minors.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1771 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act prohibiting the possession by or sale of spray paint to minors.
 

              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.  Chapter 266 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after section 126B the following 2 new sections:-

              Section 126C.  Whoever, being under the age of 17, possesses any aerosol canister containing paint, with the intent to violate section 126A or 126B, shall be punished by imprisonment in the house of correction for not more than 2 years or by a fine of not more than $250, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 

              Section 126D.  Whoever sells an aerosol canister containing paint to any person under the age of 17 shall be punished by a fine of $500 for each violation of this section.

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