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SECTION 7.19 WEAPONS PROHIBITED ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

No person shall, while in a school or on school grounds, carry on his person or under his control any knife, gun or other implement or device so designed or redesigned so that the same may be used to inflict bodily harm or injury to another. No person shall, while in a school or on school grounds, carry on his person or under his control any replica or reproduction of a gun, knife or other weapon, whether or not functional.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to any implement employed in activities sanctioned by school administrators and used under the direction of school personnel.

Violation of the provisions of this section shall be punishable by arrest or a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) for each offense and may be punished in the manner provided under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40 Section 21D.