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2017 Senate Bill 245: Repeal switchblade ban

Public Act 96 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones R-Grand Ledge on March 15, 2017
To repeal the state law against owning, selling or possessing a switchblade knife, “the blade or blades of which can be opened by the flick of a button.” Reportedly the ban is outdated and unevenly enforced.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 15, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 30, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on April 20, 2017
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 20, 2017
Reported in the House on May 23, 2017
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Runestad R-White Lake on June 20, 2017
To establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterwards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 20, 2017
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 13, 2017