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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1590         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1287

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christine E. Canavan

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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 regarding breaking and entering of a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Stephen R. Canessa

12th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Michael R. Knapik

 

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Gale D. Candaras

 

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Richard T. Moore

 

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1590        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1287

By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1311 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act regarding breaking and entering of a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 269 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by inserting the following section:

              Section 10F. Breaking and Entering of a Firearm Retailer, Wholesaler or Manufacturer

              Whoever in the nighttime or the daytime breaks and enters any building in which a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer conducts business shall be subject to a fine of not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000 or by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than ten years or by both such fine and imprisonment.

              Whoever in the nighttime or the daytime breaks and enters any building in which a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer conducts business with the intent to unlawfully obtain a firearm, rifle, shotgun, machinegun or ammunition shall be subject to a fine of not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000 or by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than ten years or by both such fine and imprisonment.

              Whoever unlawfully obtains a firearm, rifle, shotgun, machinegun or ammunition by means of breaking and entering, in the nighttime or the daytime, any building in which a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer conducts business and who unlawfully distributes said firearm, rifle, shotgun, machinegun or ammunition shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10,000 or by imprisonment for not less than ten years nor more than twenty years or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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