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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2861         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3236

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

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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 closing automatic rifle loopholes.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2861        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3236

By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3236) of Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to firearm possession penalties.  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 closing automatic rifle loopholes.
 

              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 in lines 20 through 23 by striking out the following: “any of the weapons, or replicas or duplicates of such weapons, specified in appendix A to 18 U.S.C. section 922 as appearing in such appendix on September 13, 1994,” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              the weapons, or replicas or duplicates of such weapons, identified in appendix A to 18 U.S.C. section 922 as appearing in such appendix on September 13, 1994 as shotguns-autoloaders, shotguns-slide actions, shotguns-over/unders, shot guns-side by sides, shotguns-bolt actions & single shots,

              SECTION 2. Subsection (a) of section 10 of chapter 269 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2010 official edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 29 to 30, inclusive, the words “not less than two and one-half years nor more than five years, or for not less than one year nor more than two and one-half years in a jail or house of correction” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- not less than 3 years.

              SECTION 3. Said subsection (a) of said section 10 of said chapter 269, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “sentence”, in line 36, the following words:-             

              ; provided, however, that such sentence shall not be served concurrently with any other sentence.

              SECTION 4. Subsection (a) of section 10G of said chapter 269, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the word “three” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 5.

              SECTION 5. Subsection (d) of said section 10G of said chapter 269, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “sentence”, in line 22, the following words:- ; provided, that such sentence shall not be served concurrently with any other sentence.

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