Legislation

GOAL's 2015 - 2016 Legislation Chart.

Please note: Legislation for the 2015-2016 session is being filed slowly, please bookmark and check this page often as it is updated frequently.

House Bill #

Bill Title

Sponsor

Committee Report

Committee
Assignment

GOAL Position

H.1305

An Act Relative to Suppressors

Paul Frost

 

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

GOAL Legislation

H.1380

An Act INCREASING PENALTIES FOR DISCHARGING A FIREARM INTO A DWELLING, RESIDENCE OR STRUCTURE WHERE PERSONS RESIDE

Russell E. Holmes

 

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Oppose

H.1497

An Act to prohibit gunfire directed at dwelling houses

Rady Mom

 

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Needs Further Study

H.1519

An Act to enhance courthouse security

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Needs Further Study

H.2092

An Act Relative to a Technical Correction of Chapter 284 of the Acts of 2014

Nicholas A. Boldyga

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2093

An Act relative to alien firearm licensing

Nicholas A. Boldyga

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Support

H.2102

An Act relative to mental illness and firearms

Linda Dean Campbell

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Needs Further Study

H.2120

An Act relative to the lawful sale of ammunition

Angelo L. D'Emilia

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2122

An Act relative to change of address for firearm licensing

Stephen L. DiNatale

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2134

An Act relative to creating an Olympic firearm roster

Sheila C. Harrington

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Support

H.2138

An Act relative to equitable firearm license fees

Paul R. Heroux

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2149

An Act relative to senior gun owner equity

Kevin J. Kuros

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Support if amended

H.2155

An Act Relative to Unloaded Rifles or Shotguns

Paul W. Mark

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2158

An Act relative to constitutional rights

James R. Miceli

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2159

An Act creating a statewide gun offender registry

Aaron Michlewitz

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Needs Further Study

H.2160

An Act Act relative to dangerous weapons

David M. Nangle

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Needs Further Study

H.2175

An Act relative to the lawful sale of handguns

Todd M. Smola

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2188

An Act relative to firearms in the Commonwealth

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

H.2191

An Act relative to firearm owners protection

David T. Vieira

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.2599

An Act relative to school safety and security

Marc T. Lombardo

 

Joint Committee on Revenue

Needs Further Study

H.2625

An Act relative to gun safe deductions

David K. Muradian Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Revenue

GOAL Legislation

H.2626

An Act relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks

David K. Muradian Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Revenue

GOAL Legislation

 

Senate Bill #

Bill Title

Sponsor

Committee Report

Committee
Assignment

GOAL Position

S.428

An Act relative to firearms and recreational vehicles

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

GOAL Legislation

S.940

An Act enhancing courthouse security

James E. Timilty

 

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Needs Further Study

S.1198

An Act relative to equitable firearm license fees

Michael O. Moore

 

Joint Committee on Public Health

GOAL Legislation

S.1239

An Act regarding the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth

Sonia Chang-Diaz

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

S.1242

An Act relative to preventing illegal trafficking of firearms

Cynthia S. Creem

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

S.1246

An Act relative to data collection on multiple gun purchases

Cynthia S. Creem

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

S.1247

An Act relative to firearms and firearms violence

Cynthia S. Creem

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

S.1253

An Act increasing the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms

Eileen M. Donoghue

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Oppose

S.1259

An Act prohibiting the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during a state of emergency

Ryan C. Fattman

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Support

S.1265

An Act further regulating the issuance of firearms identification cards

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Support

S.1266

An Act relative to change of address for firearm licensing

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1268

An Act relative to firearm owners protection

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1269

An Act relative to non-resident firearm license fees

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1271

An Act Relative to Suppressors

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1272

An Act Relative to the Lawful Sale of Handguns

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1287

An Act relative to non-resident firearm license fees

Michael O. Moore

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

S.1299

An Act relative to consistent firearm licensing practices

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

 

Outdoor/Hunting related legislation.

 

House Bill #

Bill Title

Sponsor

Committee Report

Committee
Assignment

GOAL Position

H.625

An Act relative to bow hunting for deer in Wompatuck State Park

Garrett J. Bradley

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

H.636

An Act relative to the feeding of wildlife

Gailanne M. Cariddi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

H.658

An Act relative to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Carolyn C. Dykema

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

H.672

An Act expanding the powers of the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife

Paul K. Frost

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

H.709

An Act conserving our natural resources

Stephen Kulik

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

H.728

An Act relative to the use of shotguns

David K. Muradian Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

GOAL Legislation

H.730

An Act concerning the trapping of fur-bearing mammals

David M. Nangle

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

H.762

An Act authorizing the use of bow and arrows for Sunday hunting

William M. Straus
Paul K. Frost

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

H.769

An Act relative to hunting with artificial light

David T. Vieira

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

H.1479

An Act relative to poaching

Brian R. Mannal

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

H.2176

An Act relative to firearms and recreational vehicles

Todd M. Smola

 

Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

GOAL Legislation

H.3237

An Act relative to the use of crossbows

Nicholas A. Boldyga

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

GOAL Legislation

H.3239

An Act relative to the repeal of Sunday hunting restrictions

Carmine L. Gentile

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.412

An Act relative to the use of shotguns

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

GOAL Legislation

S.414

An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.415

An Act expanding the powers of the director of Fisheries and Wildlife

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.422

An Act relative to the use of artificial lights in hunting

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.423

An Act relative to the moose population in the Commonwealth

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.424

An Act relative to hunting with a bow and arrow

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.427

An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.428

An Act relative to firearms and recreational vehicles

Anne M. Gobi

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.430

An Act Relative to the Hunting of Bear

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.431

An Act relative to the use of crossbows

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

GOAL Legislation

S.432

An Act relative to the use of shotguns for hunting

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.446

An Act enhancing the enforcement of illegal hunting practices

Michael O. Moore

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Support

S.447

An Act relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems

Michael O. Moore

 

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Needs Further Study

 

 

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