GOAL Range Resource

Range Resource

MA Specific Laws and Info.
MA Specific Laws Regarding Range Operation

Section 129C has a laundry list of exemptions for instruction and range use.



Hunting law regarding discharge feet.



Law exempting shooting ranges from the 500’ discharge law.



Law regarding non residents taking part in pistol matches.



This is the noise protection law for ranges.



This is the bill we got passed in 2002 to protect ranges who had to reorient due to environmental considerations.



Other legal info (not MA specific)

Please visit the NSSF's Range Resource Page for more information on all aspects of range operation.


NRA Assistance
  • NRA Public Range Grant Fund Program The NRA Public Range Fund was established in 2009 as a matching grant program to encourage city and county governments, and state or federal agencies, to work with NRA on efforts to build and improve public ranges across the United States.
  • NRA Shooting Range Services With more than 125 years’ experience in shooting range design, construction, maintenance and operations, no one has more expertise in the field than the NRA.
  • NRA Foundation Grant Program Since its inception, The NRA Foundation, Inc., has funded more than 15,000 grants totaling over $150 million, becoming America's leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports.


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