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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2954        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3276


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 gun safe deductions .






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

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Peter J. Durant

6th Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2954        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3276

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr., and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for the purchase of a gun safe.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to gun safe deductions .


              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.  Paragraph (a) of Part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by section 62 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby further amended by adding the following subparagraph:-

              (17)  The amount equal to the amount of a purchase of a gun safe; provided however, that such deduction shall not exceed $2,000 for a single person, for a married person filing a separate return of a head of household, or a married couple filing a joint return.

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