Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 6

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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.





Tomes




    January 4, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters.







Introduced

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
        (2) may be propelled
by hand pressure applied to a button, device containing gas, spring, or other device in the handle of the knife.