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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2728         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3274

 

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 repealing the ban on modern sporting arms.

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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

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

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

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2728        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3274

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3274) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the ban on assault weapons and large capacity feeding devices.  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 repealing the ban on modern sporting arms.
 

              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 121 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 9 through 35, inclusive, the definition of “Assault weapon”.

              SECTION 2. Section 123 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 131 through 134, inclusive, the following:

              “Sixteenth, That no licensee shall sell, lease, rent, transfer or deliver or offer for sale, lease, rent, transfer or delivery to any person any assault weapon or large capacity feeding device that was not otherwise lawfully possessed on September 13, 1994.”.

              SECTION 3.  Section 131M of chapter 140, as so appearing, is hereby repealed.

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