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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 983         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 668

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

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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 bullet proof vests.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 983        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 668

By Mr. Timothy  J. Toomey of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 668) of Timothy  J. Toomey relative to maintaining detailed records on all purchasers of body armor, so-called.  Public Safety and Homeland Security.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2291 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to bullet proof vests.
 

              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 122 of chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following new section at the end thereof:—

              “Section 122C. Any person duly licensed to sell ammunition in the commonwealth pursuant to Section 122B of this chapter shall be required to keep a written record of the transaction, including the name, address, phone number and date of birth of any purchaser of body armor, so-called, or any protective covering for the body or any parts thereof, made of resin-treated glass-fiber cloth, or of any other material or combination of materials, designed to prevent, deflect or deter the penetration thereof by ammunition, knives or other weapons, as well as the serial number of said item and said person shall make such records available to law enforcement personnel to aid in the investigation of any criminal activity.”

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