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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 926         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 247


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Sarah K. Peake


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 spear fishing.






Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Daniel A. Wolf


Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Bruce E. Tarr


Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 926        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 247

By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 247) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to prohibiting the spearing of striped bass.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 799 OF 2009-2010.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to spear fishing.

              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 100B of chapter 130 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “line”, in line 3, the following words:-

              or spearing.              

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