Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately regulate bungee jumping, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 22 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 11A the following section:-
Section 11B. The department shall promulgate rules and regulations relative to bungee jumping.
SECTION 2. Chapter 149 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 129C the following section:-
Section 129D. No person shall be prohibited from riding in a department of public safety approved man-basket, so-called, carried by any hoisting machinery for the purpose of bungee jumping or for any other department of public safety approved activity.
SECTION 3. The rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to section one shall be completed not later than January first, nineteen hundred and ninety-three. The department of public safety shall adopt emergency regulations relative to bungee jumping which shall take effect immediately and continue in full force and effect until the rules and regulations required pursuant to section one are promulgated; provided, however, that nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit bungee jumping.