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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2426        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2170

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Murphy, (BY REQUEST)

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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 the use of fireworks.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Matthew Maloney

c/o William Seach School
770 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA 02188


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2426        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2170

By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Matthew Maloney relative to the safe use of fireworks.  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 the use of fireworks.

 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Line one of Section 12 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws is herby amended by inserting after the word “fireworks”- “as defined by Section 90 of Chapter 148 of the General laws of Massachusetts” and by inserting after the word “person” in Line 7 “under the age of thirteen”

              The first sentence of section 39 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws  is hereby amended by inserting  after the word “person” the following words- under the age of thirteen and Section 39 of chapter 148, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out the second paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              “For the purposes of this section the word “fireworks” shall refer to consumer fireworks that have been outlined as “safe and sane” as determined by the Massachusetts State Fire Marshall.  The word “fireworks” as used in this section shall not refer to anything that has been outlined as “dangerous” and or exempt from public use or sale by the State Fire Marshall. “

              The first sentence of section 40 of Chapter 148 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting  after the word “person” the following words- under the age of thirteen” and by inserting after the word “fireworks” the following words- “as defined by Section 90 of Chapter 148 of the General laws of Massachusetts”.

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