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Massachusetts: Conference Committee Appointed to Iron out Differences in Gun Bills

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Conferees have now been appointed by the state Senate and House of Representatives to work out the differences between Senate Bill 2265 and House Bill 4285 in a conference committee.  The following state legislators will serve on this conference committee and will be the policy makers who decide whether anti-gun provisions are added back into S.2265:

Senator Anthony Petruccelli (D - First Suffolk and Middlesex)
Senator Bruce Tarr (R - First Essex and Middlesex)
Senator James Timilty (D – Bristol and Norfolk)
Representative George Peterson (R - Ninth Worcester)
Representative Ronald Mariano (D - Third Norfolk)
Representative Garrett Bradley (D - Third Plymouth)

It is critical that you contact both your state Senator and state Representative immediately and ask them to urge the leadership of both legislative chambers to retain the changes made in the Senate and report a clean bill out of the conference committee that does not infringe on your Second Amendment rights.

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