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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2705        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2181


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 the lawful sale of ammunition.






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

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

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

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2705        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2181

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the lawful sale of ammunition from companies outside of the Commonwealth.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the lawful sale of ammunition.


              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 123 of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws shall be amended by inserting the following language at the end of the section:

              Notwithstanding any special law or regulation to the contrary nothing in this section shall be deemed as requiring a company outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to be required to be licensed under this section. Said companies shall be entitled to sell ammunition to persons properly licensed to possess or sell ammunition to those licensed under sections 122, 122B, 129B or 131 of this chapter, through the internet, U.S. Mail or by any other means common to interstate commerce. All deliveries of ammunition under this paragraph, whether in person or by common carrier, must require the signature of the licensee or their adult agent.

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