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Twenty Five Firearm-Related Bills to be Considered in Massachusetts Next Week!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Please Contact the Members of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security!

On Thursday, November 19, the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will be holding a public hearing on approximately 25 firearm-related bills at 11:30 a.m. in Room B-2 of the State House. 

If you are able, please take the time to attend this hearing to show your support for our Second Amendment freedoms.

The following is a list of the legislation which will be considered:

House:

  • H 33, Executive Office: An Act Relative to Electronic Notification of License Expiration

  • H 35, Executive Office: An Act to Extend Time Limits for the Firearm Licensing Review Board

  • H 541, Rep. Pignatelli: An Act Authorizing the Licensing of Firearms for Persons 70 Years of Age or Older

  • H 2195, Rep. Barrows: An Act Relative to the Licensing Fees of Firearms

  • H 2204, Rep. Callahan: An Act Relative to the Fees for the Renewal of FID Cards by Certain Elderly Persons

  • H 2229, Rep. Gobi An: Act Further Regulating the Issuance of Firearm Identification Cards and Licenses to Carry Firearms

  • H 2233, Rep. Gobi: An Act Further Regulating the Issuance of Firearm Identification

  • H 2237, Rep. Jones: An Act Relative to Non Lethal Self Defense Spray

  • H 2245, Rep. Lantigua: An Act Relative to Application for the Use of Mace

  • H 2246, Rep. Lantigua: An Act Relative to the Expiration of a Firearm Identification Card of Gun License

  • H 2248, Rep. Linsky: An Act to Restrict the Issuance of Licenses to Carry Firearms

  • H 2254, Rep. Murphy: An Act Relative to Electrical Weapon Registration

  • H 2258, Rep. Peake: An Act Relative to the Possession of Firearms by People with Dementia

  • H 2274, Rep. Sannicandro: An Act Relative to Pepper Spray

  • H 2288, Rep. Toomey: An Act Relative to Increasing Accessibility to Non Lethal Self Defense Sprays

Senate:

  • S 919, Sen. Brewer: An Act Reducing Firearm License Application Fees

  • S 920, Sen. Brewer: An Act Further Regulating the Issuance of Firearm Identification Cards and Licenses to Carry Firearms

  • S 924, Sen. Brewer: An Act Relative to Fair Licensing

  • S 929, Sen. Brown: An Act Relative to Remove Pepper Spray from Firearms Identification

  • S 967, Sen. Morrissey: An Act Prohibiting the Use of Paintball Guns

  • S 970, Sen. Morrissey: An Act Requiring a Firearms Licensing Authority to Provide a Receipt for Firearm License Applications

  • S 975, Sen. O’Leary: An Act Relative to Remove Pepper Spray from Firearms Identification

  • S 985, Sen. Timilty: An Act to Allow Citizens Possession of Non-Lethal Protection

  • S 1000, Sen. Tisei: An Act to Reduce Gun Violence and Promote Public Safety

  • S 1001, Sen. Tisei: An Act Relative to the Sale and Possession of BB, Pellet, and Paintball Guns

If you are unable to attend the hearing, you can contact the members of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee TODAY and voice your comments.  Contact information can be found below.

State Senator James E. Timilty (D-Bristol and Norfolk), Chair
(617) 722-1222
James.Timilty@state.ma.us

State
Senator Stephen M. Brewer (D-Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin) Vice Chair
(617) 722-1540
Stephen.Brewer@state.ma.us

State Senator Stephen J. Buoniconti (D-Hampden)
(617) 722-1660
Stephen.Buoniconti@state.ma.us

State Senator Gale D. Candaras (D-First Hampden and Hampshire)
(617) 722-1291
Gale.Candaras@State.MA.US

State Senator Brian Joyce (D-Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth)
(617) 722-1643
Brian.A.Joyce@state.ma.us

State
Senator Scott P. Brown (R-Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex)
(617) 722-1555
Scott.P.Brown@state.ma.us

State Representative Michael A. Costello (D-First Essex)
(617) 722-2230
Rep.MichaelCostello@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. (D-Twenty-Sixth Middlesex)
(617) 722-2692
Rep.TimothyToomey@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative Linda Dean Campbell (D-Fifteenth Essex)
(617) 722-2877
Rep.Linda.Dean-Campbell@Hou.State.MA.US

State Representative Bruce J. Ayers (D-First Norfolk)
(617) 722-2230
Rep.BruceAyers@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative Kevin Aguiar (D-Seventh Bristol)
(617) 722-2140
Rep.KevinAguiar@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative Brian Ashe (D-Second Hampden)
(617) 722-2090
Rep.BrianAshe@hou.state.ma.us

State
Representative Christopher J. Donelan (D-Second Franklin)
(617) 722-2230
Rep.ChristopherDonelan@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative David Nangle (D-Seventeenth Middlesex)
(617) 722-2020
Rep.DavidNangle@hou.state.ma.us

State
Representative Geraldo Alicea (D-Sixth Worcester)
(617) 722-2060
Rep.GeraldoAlicea@HOU.State.MA.US

State Representative Jeffrey D. Perry (D-Fifth Barnstable)
(617) 722-2396
Rep.JeffreyPerry@hou.state.ma.us

State Representative Bradford Hill (R-Fourth Essex)
(617) 722-2489
Brad.Hill@state.ma.us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact committee staff at 617-722-2230.

Michael Onoyan
Research Analyst
Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
Chairman Michael A. Costello
617.722.2230
Michael.Onoyan@hou.state.ma.us

 

 

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