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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 172M: Person licensed pursuant to section 122 of chapter 140 required to obtain criminal offender record information prior to hiring new employee who may have direct and unmonitored contact with firearms, shotguns or rifles

[ Text of section added by 2015, 10, Sec. 4 effective March 31, 2015.]

  Section 172M. Notwithstanding section 172 or any other general or special law to the contrary, a person licensed pursuant to section 122 of chapter 140 shall obtain from the department all available criminal offender record information prior to accepting a person as an employee to determine the suitability of such employee who may have direct and unmonitored contact with firearms, shotguns or rifles. A person obtaining information pursuant to this section shall not disseminate such information for any purpose other than the further protection of public safety.