Louisiana bill would allow individuals with a permit to carry concealed handguns to also carry automatic knives.
Issue: Unlawful knives to carry
Summary: Provides that concealed handgun permit holders may own and carry concealed an automatic or switchblade knife.
Status: To Senate Committee on Judiciary B on March 14.
Introduced by: Senator Gary L. Smith (D-19) on March 1.
Current Bill Text: 2016 LA SB 97 Amends R.S. 14:95(A)(1), (2), (3), and (4)(a); adds R.S.
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The Louisiana Legislature convenes on March 14, 2016 and is expected to adjourn June 6, 2016. The Governor’s projected deadline is June 26, 2016.
Effective date of legislation: Upon signature of governor or lapse of time for gubernatorial action.