Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 11 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 7 to 12, the words “; provided, however, that any individual issued a firearm identification card under section 129B of chapter 140 or a license to carry firearms, including Class A and Class B licenses, under section 131 of said chapter 140 shall be automatically qualified to receive a sporting, hunting, fishing or trapping license”.
SECTION 2. Section 14 of said chapter 131, as so appearing is hereby amended by striking out, in line 5, the words “January first, nineteen hundred and ninety-seven” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- January 1, 2007.
SECTION 3. Said section 14 of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out the fifth paragraph.
Approved July 6, 2006.