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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 33: Maintenance of colony of honey bees in hives in which brood combs are fastened to container; diseased bees

Section 33. No persons shall knowingly maintain a colony or colonies of honey bees in hives, other receptacles, trees or other lodging places in which brood combs are fastened to the container of the colony or cross-built. No person shall neglect, expose, sell, barter, give or in any other way dispose of diseased bees or any colony container, comb, frame or other appliance used about the diseased bees in whole or in part in such manner as to cause the spread of the disease.