Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 272 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out section 43A and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 43A. Whoever, in or upon a railroad carriage, steamboat, bus, except a chartered bus, or other public conveyance, or in a terminal of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, after being requested by the person in charge of such conveyance or premises not to do so, or by an operator, guard or other employee of the corporation or authority operating the railroad, steamboat, bus, or other public conveyance, smokes, or carries an open flame or lighted match, cigar, cigarette or pipe, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than ten days or by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars, or both.