Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 10 of chapter 269 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 34 and 35 and in lines 41, 49, 91 and 92, in each instance, the word "subsection", and inserting in place thereof the following word:- paragraph.
SECTION 2. Said section 10 of said chapter 269, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out paragraph (j) and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
(j) Whoever, not being a law enforcement officer, and notwithstanding any license obtained by him under the provisions of chapter one hundred and forty, carries on his person a firearm as hereinafter defined, loaded or unloaded, in any building or on the grounds of any secondary school, college or university without the written authorization of the board or officer in charge of such secondary school, college or university shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both. For the purpose of this paragraph, "firearm" shall mean any pistol, revolver, rifle or smoothbore arm from which a shot, bullet or pellet can be discharged by whatever means.