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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1296         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1548

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

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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 regulating the sales of knifes.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

2nd Barnstable

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1296        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1548

By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Demetrius J. Atsalis and James M. Cantwell relative to the sales of knives used as weapons.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An act regulating the sales of knifes.
 

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

              Section 12 of Chapter 269 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              Except as provided by law, displays or the sales of an instument or weapon that is designated and defined as a knife for over-the-counter purchases from a self-service or counter display shall be prohibited and shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars.

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