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2013 House Bill 4262: Revise ban on carrying dangerous weapons
Introduced by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on February 14, 2013 To revise details of the law prohibiting carrying concealed edged weapons “with unlawful intent.” The new language would replace references to specific types of blades with language that prohibits carrying an “object designed, manufactured, or intended to be used to cause death or injury.” The bill also clarifies that the prohibition does not apply to weapons being transported to the field if they are securely encased and not readily accessible for immediate use.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tourism Committee on February 14, 2013
Reported in the House on March 7, 2013 With the recommendation that the following amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on March 13, 2013 To establish a new date on which the bill will go into effect if passed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on April 9, 2013 To clarify some of the definitions in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 9, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on April 9, 2013 To establish a new date on which the bill will go into effect if passed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 9, 2013
Passed 107 to 2 in the House on April 9, 2013 (same description)
To revise details of the law prohibiting carrying concealed edged weapons “with unlawful intent.” The new language would replace references to specific types of blades with language that prohibits carrying an “object designed, manufactured, or intended to be used to cause death or injury.” The bill also clarifies that the prohibition does not apply to weapons being transported to the field if they are securely encased and not readily accessible for immediate use.
Received in the Senate on April 10, 2013
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 10, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.

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