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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 960        FILED ON: 1/13/2009

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2229

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Anne M. Gobi

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act further regulating th e issuance of firearm identification cards and licenses to carry firearms.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Allen J. McCarthy

7th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Jennifer M. Callahan

18th Worcester

Robert L. Rice, Jr.

2nd Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Richard J. Ross

9th Norfolk

Mass Sportsmen's Council

P.O. Box 191

Millbury, MA 01527


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act further regulating the issuance of firearm identification cards and licenses to carry firearms.


 

              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.   Chapter 140: Section 129B is hereby amended by adding after Clause 9, the following new clause:-

Clause 9 ½ . Notwithstanding the provisions of Clause 9, If the cardholder is on active duty with the armed  forces of the United States, the card shall remain valid until the cardholder is released from active duty and for a period of not less than 90 days following said release.

Section 2.   Chapter 140: Section 131 is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph of subsection ( i ), the following new paragraph:-

If the licensee is on active duty with the armed  forces of the United States, the license shall remain valid until the licensee is released from active duty and for a period of not less than 90 days following said release.              

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