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Knife Rights' Texas "Illegal Knife" Repeal Bill Hearing Print E-mail

March 30, 2017: Knife Rights' Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, that would repeal the ban on all "illegal knives" in Texas statutes, has been scheduled for a hearing on Monday in the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.

If you live, work or travel in Texas, please contact the committee members TODAY and politely ask them to "please vote "YES" on HB 1935." That's all you need to do, short and simple.

You can easily send an email to all the members of the Committee using Knife Rights new Legislative Action Center: Click here to send emails to the Committee

Or phone:

Chairman Joe Moody: (512) 463-0728
Vice Chair Todd Hunter: (512) 463-0672
Rep. Terry Canales: (512) 463-0426
Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins: (512) 463-0708
Rep. Cole Hefner: (512) 463-0271
Rep. Mike Lang: (512) 463-0656
Rep. Terry Wilson: (512) 463-0309

Sponsored by Representative John Frullo with co-sponsor Rep. Harold Dutton, HB 1935 would complete Knife Rights' efforts to bring knife freedom to Texas by removing entirely the definition of "illegal knife" in Section 46.01(6) of the Penal Code. This includes the prohibition on double edge blades, Bowie knives and the 5.5-inch carry limit.

Rep. Frullo was honored with Knife Rights' Freedom's Edge Award for his role as sponsor of Knife Rights' Texas Knife Law Preemption Bill that was enacted into law in 2015.

Rep. Dutton was honored with Knife Rights' Freedom's Edge Award for his role as sponsor of Knife Rights' Texas Switchblade Ban Repeal Bill that was enacted into law in 2013.

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first Knife Law Preemption bill removing patchworks of local knife laws that trap unwary citizens in Arizona in 2010 and has since passed preemption bills in Alaska, Georgia, Kansas, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.


February 17, 2017: Knife Rights' Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, that would repeal the ban on all "illegal knives" in Texas statutes, has been introduced by Representative John Frullo.

HB 1935 would complete Knife Rights' efforts to bring knife freedom to Texas by removing entirely the definition of "illegal knife" in Section 46.01(6) of the Penal Code. This includes the prohibition on double edge blades, Bowie knives and the 5.5-inch carry limit.

Rep. Frullo was honored with Knife Rights' Freedom's Edge Award for his role as sponsor of Knife Rights' Texas Knife Law Preemption Bill that was enacted into law in 2015.

Knife Rights' Texas Switchblade Ban Repeal Bill was enacted in 2013, sponsored by Rep. Harold Dutton.

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first repeal of a switchblade (automatic) knife ban in 2010 in New Hampshire and has since passed repeal of switchblade bans and repealed other knife restrictions in Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

 
 
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