Regulation of knives by political subdivisions.

Authors: Representative Peggy Mayfield

Digest

Prohibits political subdivisions, with certain exceptions, from: (1) regulating the possession, carrying, transportation, sale, purchase, transfer, licensing, registration, or use of a knife or the components used to make a knife; and (2) adopting an ordinance, a rule, or a policy concerning the manufacturing of knives that is more restrictive than an ordinance, a rule, or a policy concerning the manufacturing of any other commercial goods. Allows school corporations to adopt rules or regulations that prohibit a person from possessing a knife in a school building. Voids any provision of an ordinance, a rule, a policy, or any other regulation of a political subdivision: (1) that pertains to or affects the regulation of knives; and (2) that is enacted, adopted, or undertaken before, on, or after July 1, 2015; except for rules or regulations of a school corporation that prohibit a person from possessing a knife in a school building.