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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2700         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3270

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, 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 firearm license disqualifiers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2700        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3270

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to previous convictions for persons making application for firearms licenses.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to firearm license disqualifiers.
 

              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 129B of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, shall be amended by inserting after the word “applicant” in line 8 the following: - “is a prohibited person as defined in the following subparagraphs (i) through (ix). When determining the status of a prohibited person in regards to convictions, the determination shall only be made using the penalties and sentences in place at the time of conviction.”

SECTION 2. Section 131 of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, shall be amended by inserting after the word “applicant” in line 109 the following: - “is a prohibited person as defined in the following subparagraphs (i) through (vii). When determining the status of a prohibited person in regards to convictions, the determination shall only be made using the penalties and sentences in place at the time of conviction.”

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