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

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

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/140-129c.htm

 

Hunting law regarding discharge feet.

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/131-58.htm

 

Law exempting shooting ranges from the 500’ discharge law.

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/269-12e.htm

 

Law regarding non residents taking part in pistol matches.

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/140-131g.htm

 

This is the noise protection law for ranges.

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/214-7b.htm

 

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

http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/seslaw02/sl020152.htm

 

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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