Georgia 2016 Knife Bill Would Allow Carry of Longer Blades – FAILED – ADJOURNED
Issue: Carry of knives
Summary: Changes the definition of knife to change the blade length limit allowed. Knives with a blade length over twelve (12) inches would not be allowed. Current limit is over five (5) inches.
Status: To Senate Committee on Judiciary Non-Civil on February 22. FAILED – ADJOURNED
Introduced by: Senator Bill Heath (R-31) on 2-19-2016
Current Bill Text: 2016 GA SB 504
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The Georgia General Assembly convened on January 11, 2016 and is expected to adjourn March 31, 2016. The Governor’s projected deadline is May 10, 2016.
Effective date of legislation: The following July 1st or as provided in the Act.