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

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
N/A An Act relative to the use of crossbows N/A   N/A GOAL Legislation

 

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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