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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1279         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1675

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven M. Walsh

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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 clarifying the technical definition of a dangerous weapon in a school zone.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1279        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1675

By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1675) of Steven M. Walsh relative to the definition of a dangerous weapon and the possession of such weapons in the vicinity of educational facilities.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2864 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act clarifying the technical definition of a dangerous weapon in a school zone.
 

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

              Section 10 of Chapter 269 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended in subsection (j) by inserting following the words “by whatever means,” the words:-

              “and ‘dangerous weapon’ shall mean any other instrument reasonably believed to cause bodily harm.”

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