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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 146 AN ACT ALLOWING FOR THE USE OF CROSSBOWS BY CERTAIN HANDICAPPED PERSONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Section 69 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "crossbows", in line 8, the following words:- by any person other than a paraplegic or one who is disabled due to cerebral palsy and as a result has a permanent physical disability which precludes said person from operating a conventional bow and arrow, as certified by a licensed physician.

Approved November 19, 1997.