SENATE BILL No. 6
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 35-47-5-2.
Synopsis: Knives with automatic blades. Removes a provision that
makes it a Class B misdemeanor for a person to manufacture, possess,
display, offer, sell, lend, give away, or purchase any knife with a blade
that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, device
containing gas, spring, or other device in the handle of the knife.
Effective: July 1, 2012.
January 4, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and
Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)
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SENATE BILL No. 6
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
criminal law and procedure.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 35-47-5-2; (12)IN0006.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 35-47-5-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 2. It is a Class B
misdemeanor for a person to manufacture, possess, display, offer, sell,
lend, give away, or purchase any knife with a blade that
(1) opens automatically; or
may be propelled
by hand pressure applied to a button, device containing gas, spring, or
other device in the handle of the knife.