HB 1862

83(R) - 2013
Criminal Justice

Vote Recommendation

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Harold Dutton Jr.

Bill Caption

Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a switchblade knife.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal impact is anticipated on the State or local governments.

Bill Analysis

Summary: Under current law, switchblade knives are on the prohibited weapon list. HB 1862 removes these knives from the list.

Analysis: HB 1862 promotes individual liberty by allowing individuals to own switchblade knives. We recommend voting yes on HB 1862.