Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 131 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 64, as appearing in the 1992 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 64. A person shall not use for hunting purposes any type of full automatic firearm, machine gun or submachine gun, or any crossbow, nor use any tracer or incendiary ammunition for hunting or outdoor target shooting purposes except on a skeet, trap, or target range.
SECTION 2. Said chapter 131 is hereby further amended by striking out section 69, as so appearing, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 69. A person shall not carry or use a bow and arrow while hunting unless said bow and arrow meet such requirements as may be set by rules and regulations which the director is hereby authorized to promulgate. Such rules and regulations shall prescribe general design, weight of pull, and type of bows and arrows, and shall conform to standards generally accepted for bows and arrows used for hunting purposes. Nothing contained in this paragraph shall be construed to permit the use of crossbows.