Oklahoma bill would remove various knives from the unlawful items list
Issue: Unlawful knives to carry
Summary: Removes dagger, bowie knife, dirk knife, and sword cane from the list of unlawful items to carry on or about a person, in a purse or other container belonging to the person, whether concealed or unconcealed.
Status: Passed Senate 43-0. Passed House Committee on Public Safety with Do Pass recommendation March 31.
Introduced by: Senator Nathan Dahm (R-33)
Current Bill Text: 2016 OK SB 1159 would amend 21 O.S. 2011 Section 1272.
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The Oklahoma Legislature convened on February 1, 2016 and is expected to adjourn May 27, 2016. The Governor’s projected deadline is June 14, 2016.
Effective date of legislation: Per Section 2 effective date November 1, 2016.