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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2707        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2182


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 handguns.






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

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2707        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2182

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning the lawful sale of firearms.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the lawful sale of handguns.


              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 2 of Chapter 93A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 11, after the word "chapter" the following words:  provided that such rules and regulations shall not govern, limit, or otherwise relate to weapons as defined in Section 121 of Chapter 140, the manufacture of weapons or the sale of weapons. Further, that any such rule or regulations having previously being promulgated are hereby repealed.

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