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Alaska Governor Parnell Signs Knife Rights Act

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(Top Photo – L to R) Behind Gov. Sean Parnell: Ray Thibault (AK Retailer Northern Knives ), Sen. Charlie Huggins, HB33 Sponsor Rep. Mark Neuman, House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, Rep. Wes Keller, Rep. Bill Stoltze, Todd Rathner (Knife Rights)

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Gilbert, AZ --(Ammoland.com)- After two years of effort, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has signed HB33, Alaska’s Knife Rights Act, which enacts sweeping reform of Alaska’s knife laws.

HB33 legalizes the possession, transfer and carrying of automatic knives (switchblades). It also enacts knife law preemption repealing all local knife laws as well as preventing new ones from being enacted.

This law goes into effect on September 18, 2013.

With Governor Parnell’s signature, all of Knife Rights legislation passed this year has now been signed into law. Alaska becomes the 7th state to enact Knife Rights’ signature Knife Law Preemption.

At the invitation of Governor Parnell, Knife Rights Director of Legislative Affairs, Todd Rathner, attended the signing ceremony in Palmer, Alaska.

Knife Rights would like to thank Governor Parnell for recognizing and expanding the rights of everyday Alaskans as well as the millions who visit Alaska every year to hunt, fish and recreate. We would also like to thank the sponsors of the HB33, Representative Mark Neuman and Senator Fred Dyson, for sponsoring this important legislation.Knife Rights would also like to thank Pro-Tech Knives for their support in helping to pass this legislation.

Knife Rights Scorecard This Year:

  • FIVE more Pro-Knife Bills!
  • Knife Ban Repeals in FOUR more states this year!
  • Knife Law Preemption in THREE more states this year!

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Enactment Dates for Knife Right Legislation Passed This Year

The Knife Rights legislation passed this year is in effect as of the dates below:

Tennessee Knife Law Preemption: May 22, 2013

Kansas Knife Law Preemption
Kansas Ban on Switchblades, Dirks, Daggers & Stilettos Repealed: July 1, 2013

Indiana Ban on Switchblades Repealed: July 1, 2013

Texas Ban on Switchblades Repealed: September 1, 2013

Alaska Knife Law Preemption
Alaska Ban on Switchblades Repealed: September 18, 2013

Note that for states without knife law preemption, local laws more restrictive than state law are still in force.

About:
Knife Rights (www.KnifeRights.org) is America’s Grassroots Knife Owners Organization, working towards a Sharper Future for all knife owners. Knife Rights is dedicated to providing knife owners an effective voice in public policy. Become a Knife Rights member and make a contribution to support the fight for your knife rights. Visit www.kniferights.org



Source: http://www.ammoland.com/2013/06/alaska-governor-parnell-signs-knife-rights-act/


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