GOAL Legislation Chart

GOAL's 2013 Legislation Chart

House Bill # Bill Title Sponsor Committee Report Committee
Assignment
GOAL Position
H.47 An Act To Strengthen and Enhance Firearms Laws in the Commonwealth Governor Deval Patrick   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.2128 An Act to allow the possession and use of chemical mace and similar products Representative Gailanne M. Cariddi   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.2145GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to the Issuance of Licenses for the Use of Chemical Mace Representative Kimerly Ferguson   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.2181GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to the Lawful Sale of Ammunition Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H. 2182GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to the Lawful Sale of Handguns Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.2183GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Youth Hunting Programs. Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H. 2184GOAL Bill

An Act Removing Change of Address Civil Rights Penalties. Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.2188 An Act relative to shooting near highway or dwelling. Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.2199 An Act relative to the possession of weapons Representative Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3235 An Act regarding breaking and entering of a firearm retailer, wholesaler or manufacturer Representative Christine E. Canavan   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3236 An Act closing automatic rifle loopholes Representative Antonio F. D. Cabral   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3237 An Act relative to bow hunting Representative Tackey Chan   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3238 Resolve to establish a special commission relative to gun violence and the reduction of poverty in the Commonwealth Representative Thomas P. Conroy   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support if Ammended
H.3243 An Act relative to security in all court buildings and facilities Representative John V. Fernandes   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3244 An Act relative to firearm safety training of military personnel Representative Anne M. Gobi   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3247 An Act relative to creating an Olympic firearm roster Representative Sheila C. Harrington   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3249 An Act relative to sentencing reform Representative Russell E. Holmes   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Needs Further Study
H.3250 An Act to combat gun violence Representatives Russell E. Holmes John Hart, Jr.   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3252 An Act relative to senior gun owner equity act Representative Kevin J. Kuros   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3253 An Act to Reduce Gun Violence and to Protect the Citizens of the Commonwealth Representative David P. Linsky   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3255 An Act creating a statewide gun offender registry Representative Aaron Michlewitz   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Needs Further Study
H.3256 An Act relative to the transmission of firearms background check information Representative Aaron Michlewitz   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3257 An Act providing for the secure storage of large numbers of firearms Representative Kevin J. Murphy   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Needs Further Study
H.3261 An Act updating the wire interception law Representatives Eugene L. O'Flaherty
John D. Keenan
  Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
H.3263 An Act relative to the pretrial detention of violent offenders Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3264GOAL Bill An Act Relative to Civil Rights and Public Safety Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3265GOAL Bill An Act associated with incurred fines for delayed firearm license renewals Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3266GOAL Bill An Act Relative to Constitutional Rights Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3267GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to an Unloaded Rifle or Shotgun Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3268GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Equitable Firearm License Fees Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3269GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Fair Licensing Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3270GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Firearm License Disqualifiers Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3271GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Non-resident Second Amendment Civil Rights Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3272GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to the Term of Firearms Licenses Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3273GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Youth Firearm Training and Competition Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3274GOAL Bill

An Act Repealing the Ban on Modern Sporting Rifles Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3275GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Sales Tax Exemptions for Gun Safes and Trigger Locks Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

H.3276GOAL Bill

An Act Relative to Gun Safe Deductions Assistant Minority Leader George N. Peterson, Jr   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
H.3279 An Act relative to firearm licensing Representative David B. Sullivan   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Needs Further Study
H.3282 An Act relative to firearms in the Commonwealth Representative Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
S1116 An Act Relative to the Prevention of Illegal Trafficking and Gun Violence Among Youth in the Commonwealth. Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
S.1120 An Act to Prevent the Illegal Trafficking of Firearms Senator Cynthia Stone Creem     Oppose

S1157GOAL Bill

An Act prohibiting the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during a state of emergency (Katrina Bill) Senator Richard T. Moore   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1126 An Act relative to firearms and firearms violence Senator Cynthia Stone Creem   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
S.1131 An Act increasing the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms Senator Eileen Donoghue   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
S.1140 An Act requiring a firearms licensing authority to provide a receipt for firearm license applications. Senator John F. Keenan   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1156 An Act relative to licenses to carry firearms and certain knives Senator Richard T. Moore   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security  

S.1159GOAL Bill

An Act relative to deceptive weapons Senator Richard T. Moore   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1160 An Act relative to surrender and storage Senator Richard T. Moore   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1161 Resolutions relative to firearm licensing Senator Richard T. Moore   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1163 An Act relative to a study commission on GPS locators in firearms Senator Anthony W. Petruccelli   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Oppose
S.1165 An Act relative to remove pepper spray from firearms identification Senator Richard J. Ross   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1178 An Act creating separate criminal offenses for assault committed with a firearm Senator James E. Timilty   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support
S.1179 An Act to allow citizens possession of non-lethal protection Senator James E. Timilty   Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security Support

 

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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