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senate Bill S. 1437

A bill to clarify the definition of switchblade knives.

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      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedJuly 9th, 2009

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Official Title

A bill to clarify the definition of switchblade knives.


Amends the Act commonly known as the Federal Switchblade Act to exclude from the Act a knife that contains a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward blade closure and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand, wrist, or arm to overcome that bias.

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