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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 135: Vessels; mooring the buoy, beacon or floating guide; penalty

Section 135. Whoever moors or in any manner makes fast a vessel, scow, boat or raft to a buoy, beacon or floating guide placed by the government of the United States in the navigable waters of the commonwealth shall be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars; and whoever wilfully destroys, injures or removes any such beacon or guide shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than three months. One third of all fines which accrue under this section shall be paid to the complainant and two-thirds to the commonwealth.