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

 

Committee Report Key:

  • "Favorable" - This means the committee has released the bill with a recommendation that the bill should pass into law.
  • "Adverse" - This means the committee has recommended that the bill NOT pass into law.
  • "Study" - This means that the committee believes further research needs to be done before a decision is made. This normally means the bill is dead for the current legislative session.
  • E.O.P.S.H. = Executive Office Public Safety & Homeland Security
 

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