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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2720         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2183


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



George N. Peterson, Jr.


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 hunting programs.






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

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2720        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2183

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of  firearms identification cards.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to youth hunting programs.

              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 shall be amended by deleting subparagraph (v) of paragraph (1) and inserting in its place the following: (v) is at the time of the application less than 14 years of age; providing said card shall not be issued until the applicant reaches the age of 15.

              SECTION 2. Section 129B of Chapter 140 shall be amended by deleting in subparagraph (vi) of paragraph (1) the following: “at the time of the application more than 15 but”

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