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2017 Senate Bill 245: Repeal switchblade ban
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on March 15, 2017 To repeal the state law against owning, selling or possessing a switchblade knife, “the blade or blades of which can be opened by the flick of a button.” Reportedly the ban is outdated and unevenly enforced.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 15, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 30, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on April 20, 2017.
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(same description)
To repeal the state law against owning, selling or possessing a switchblade knife, “the blade or blades of which can be opened by the flick of a button.” Reportedly the ban is outdated and unevenly enforced.
Received in the House on April 20, 2017
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 20, 2017
Reported in the House on May 23, 2017 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Runestad (R) on June 20, 2017 To establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterwards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 20, 2017
Passed 106 to 1 in the House on June 20, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To repeal the state law against owning, selling or possessing a switchblade knife, “the blade or blades of which can be opened by the flick of a button.” Reportedly the ban is outdated and unevenly enforced.
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017

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