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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2717         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3273

 

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 youth firearm training and competition.

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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

Peter J. Durant

6th Worcester

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

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

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2717        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3273

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3273) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to illegal firearms sales to aliens and unsupervised youth firearm training and the penalties for violations.  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 youth firearm training and competition.
 

              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 130 of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by deleting the section in its entirety and putting in its place the following:-

              Section 130. Whoever sells or furnishes a rifle, shotgun or ammunition to any alien eighteen years of age or older who does not hold a permit card issued to him under section one hundred and thirty-one H or, except as provided in this section or section one hundred and thirty-one E, whoever sells or furnishes any alien a rifle, shotgun, machine gun or ammunition, shall have his license to sell firearms, rifles, shotguns, machine guns and or ammunition revoked and shall not be entitled to apply for such license for ten years from the date of such revocation and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by imprisonment in a state prison for not more than ten years or by imprisonment in a house of correction for not more than two and one-half years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

              SECTION 2. Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by inserting Section 130 the following new Section:-

              Section 130A Youth Firearm Training, Competition, Activities

              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, it shall be lawful to furnish a weapon, as defined in Section 121 of Chapter 140 of the General Laws, to a minor for purposes of hunting, recreation, instruction, participation in shooting sports and any other lawful uses while under the supervision of a holder of a valid Firearm Identification Card or License to Carry appropriate for the weapon in use, providing the parent or guardian of said minor has granted consent for such activities.

              Any person violating (a) or (b) above shall be punished by fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by imprisonment in a state prison for not more than ten years or by imprisonment in a house of correction for not more than two and one-half years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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