Maine LD 264: An Act To Restore the Right To Possess Certain Knives That Are Used by Many Citizens as Tools

LD 264 (subjects: WEAPONS , POSSESSION )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=264&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Joel Stetkis of Canaan: (R – District 105) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/5/2015 House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/10/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.
3/25/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
3/26/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/31/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Assigned for Second Reading next Legislative Day
4/1/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.

READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/2/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 15
(Yeas 120 – Nays 24 – Absent 7 – Excused 0)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Restore the Right To Possess Certain Knives That Are Used by Many Citizens as Tools

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA 1055, as amended by PL 2011, c. 464, 18, is repealed.

summary

This bill repeals the provision of law making possession or distribution of dangerous knives a Class D crime.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 264 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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