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SB17-008: Legalize Gravity Knives And Switchblades

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: SB17-008
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: S. Lesbock / O. Hill


The bill legalizes the possession of a gravity knife or switchblade
knife by removing such knives from the definition of illegal weapon.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (03/23/2017)
Sent to the Governor (03/15/2017)
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/09/2017)
House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/08/2017)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (02/06/2017)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (02/01/2017)
Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole (01/25/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (01/11/2017)

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